Re: [Geopriv] W3C geolocation WG

From: Richard Barnes ^lt;rbarnes@bbn.com>
Date: Wed Sep 24 2008 - 17:04:49 EDT

(Straying off-topic a little...)

Actually, you could envision doing something similar to what's done with
pop-up windows today: Drop down a bar at the top of the window that says
"This site is trying to access your location? <Allow> <Deny>".

James M. Polk wrote:
> normally, when a user uses a browser, they don't turn on or off features
> per site they connect to. With this in mind, how exactly is privacy
> supposed to be maintained other than having a browser location
> conveyance turned off?
>
> At 11:01 AM 9/24/2008, John Morris wrote:
>> FWIW, we are members of W3C and Alissa Cooper and I plan to
>> participate in the new WG there.... We'd be interested in thinking
>> through concrete messages (such as the below) to take to that group....
>>
>> John Morris
>>
>> At 7:02 PM -0500 9/23/08, James M. Polk wrote:
>>> At 06:58 PM 9/23/2008, Dawson, Martin wrote:
>>>> I suggest our first goal should be to ensure that they adopt PIDF-LO as
>>>> the data-type to minimize the risk of unnecessary transcoding.
>>>
>>> this point is part of the reason I am asking.
>>>
>>>> Cheers,
>>>> Martin
>>>
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