Details on Product Tracking Preference Expression (DNT)

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ID State Title Raised on Product Open Actions
ISSUE-2 (edit) CLOSED What is the meaning of DNT (Do Not Track) header? 2011-09-21 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-4 (edit) CLOSED What is the default for DNT in client configuration (opt-in or opt-out)? 2011-09-21 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-13 (edit) CLOSED What are the requirements for DNT on apps/native software in addition to browsers? 2011-09-21 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-21 (edit) CLOSED Enable external audit of DNT compliance 2011-09-21 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-27 (edit) CLOSED How should the "opt back in" mechanism be designed? 2011-09-21 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-40 (edit) CLOSED Enable Do Not Track just for a session, rather than being stored 2011-09-21 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-42 (edit) CLOSED Feedback to the user from the browser when Do Not Track is turned on 2011-09-21 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-43 (edit) CLOSED Sites should be able to let the user know their options when they arrive with Do Not Track 2011-09-21 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-46 (edit) CLOSED Enable users to do more granular blocking based on whether the site responds honoring Do Not Track 2011-09-21 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-47 (edit) CLOSED Should the response from the server indicate a policy that describes the DNT practices of the server? 2011-09-21 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-48 (edit) CLOSED Response from the server should indicate the server will honor it 2011-09-21 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-50 (edit) CLOSED Are DNT headers sent to first parties? 2011-09-22 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-51 (edit) CLOSED Should 1st party have any response to DNT signal 2011-09-22 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-59 (edit) CLOSED Should the first party be informed about whether the user has sent a DNT header to third parties on their site? 2011-09-22 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-61 (edit) CLOSED A site could publish a list of the other domains that are associated with them 2011-09-22 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-62 (edit) CLOSED The browser or embedding site could send an architectural signal to an embedded iframe so it knows it's in a 3rd-party context 2011-09-22 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-63 (edit) CLOSED Should there be a popup dialog or something like that which should override DNT? 2011-09-22 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-67 (edit) CLOSED Should opt-back-in be stored on the client side? 2011-09-22 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-68 (edit) CLOSED Should there be functionality for syncing preferences about tracking across different browsers? 2011-09-22 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-70 (edit) CLOSED Does a past HTTP request with DNT set affect future HTTP requests? 2011-09-22 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-76 (edit) CLOSED Should a server echo the DNT header to confirm receipt? 2011-09-22 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-77 (edit) CLOSED How does a website determine if it is a first or third party and should this be included in the protocol? 2011-09-22 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-78 (edit) CLOSED What is the difference between absence of DNT request header and DNT = 0? 2011-09-22 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-79 (edit) CLOSED Should a server respond if a user sent DNT:0? 2011-09-22 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-80 (edit) CLOSED Instead of responding with a Link: header URI, does it make sense to use a well-known location for this policy? 2011-09-22 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-81 (edit) CLOSED Do we need a response at all from server? 2011-09-22 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-82 (edit) CLOSED Should the DNT header be extensible with additional parameters? 2011-09-22 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-83 (edit) CLOSED How do you opt out if already opted in? 2011-09-22 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-84 (edit) CLOSED Make DNT status available to JavaScript 2011-09-22 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-85 (edit) CLOSED DOM property and its access generally and specifically to web apps 2011-09-22 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-86 (edit) CLOSED Do we have general extensibility capability for header response? 2011-09-22 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-87 (edit) CLOSED Should there be an option for the server to respond with "I don't know what my policy is" 2011-09-22 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-90 (edit)
caching
CLOSED Interaction of DNT with caching and intermediaries 2011-10-11 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-95 (edit) CLOSED May an institution or network provider set a tracking preference for a user? 2011-10-31 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-96 (edit) CLOSED The doNotTrack attribute should mirror the value of the header (potentially empty, extensions, etc.) 2011-10-31 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-105 (edit) CLOSED Response header without request header? 2011-12-19 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-106 (edit) CLOSED Response header on cacheable objects? 2011-12-19 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-107 (edit) CLOSED Exact format of the response header? 2011-12-19 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-108 (edit) CLOSED Should/could the tracking preference expression be extended to other protocols beyond HTTP? 2011-12-21 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-109 (edit) CLOSED siteSpecificTrackingExceptions property has fingerprinting risks: is it necessary? 2012-01-06 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-110 (edit) CLOSED Is top-level-origin for outgoing requests workable for site-specific tracking exceptions? 2012-01-06 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-111 (edit) CLOSED Signaling state/existence of site-specific exceptions 2012-01-06 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-112 (edit) CLOSED How are sub-domains handled for site-specific exceptions? 2012-01-06 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-113 (edit) CLOSED Should there be a JavaScript API to prompt for a Web-wide exception? 2012-01-06 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-114 (edit) CLOSED Guidance or mitigation of fingerprinting risk for user-agent-managed site-specific tracking exceptions 2012-01-06 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-115 (edit) CLOSED Should sites be able to manage site-specific tracking exceptions outside of the user-agent-managed system? 2012-01-06 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-116 (edit) CLOSED How can we build a JS DOM property which doesn't allow inline JS to receive mixed signals? 2012-01-11 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-118 (edit) CLOSED Should requesting a user-agent-managed site-specific exception be asynchronous? 2012-01-20 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-119 (edit) CLOSED Specify "not tracking" or "None" 2012-01-26 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-120 (edit) CLOSED Should the response header be mandatory (MUST) or recommended (SHOULD) 2012-01-30 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-121 (edit) CLOSED Should DNT header field be sent with an empty field value if user agent supports DNT but the user has not set a preference? 2012-01-31 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-124 (edit) CLOSED How shall we express responses from a site to a user agent (headers, URIs, ...)? 2012-02-06 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-125 (edit) CLOSED Way to test if a given user agent supports DNT 2012-02-08 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-126 (edit) CLOSED DNT-extension syntax includes characters not safe to embed in JSON 2012-02-15 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-127 (edit) CLOSED Comparison of well-known URI and response headers: Pro's and Con's of both? 2012-02-22 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-128 (edit) CLOSED HTTP error status code to signal that tracking is required? 2012-03-07 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-129 (edit) CLOSED User-granted Exceptions a) Site-wide Exceptions (mysite, any-third party) 2012-03-26 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-130 (edit) CLOSED User-granted Exceptions b) Web-wide Exception for Third Parties (thisthirdparty, anywhere) 2012-03-26 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-136 (edit)
depends
CLOSED Resolve dependencies of the TPE on the compliance specification 2012-04-12 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-137 (edit) CLOSED Does hybrid tracking status need to distinguish between first party (1) and outsourcing service provider acting as a first party (s) 2012-04-12 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 1
ISSUE-138 (edit) CLOSED Web-Wide Exception Well Known URI 2012-04-12 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-139 (edit) CLOSED Should we have Web-Wide Exception via a Well-Known URI? 2012-04-12 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-140 (edit) CLOSED Do we need site-specific exceptions, i.e., concrete list of permitted thirdparties for a site? 2012-04-13 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-143 (edit)
Reciprocal Consent
CLOSED Activating a Tracking Preference must require explicit, informed consent from a user 2012-04-25 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-144 (edit) CLOSED User-granted Exceptions: Constraints on user agent behavior while granting and for future requests? 2012-05-02 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-145 (edit) CLOSED Minimal attribute-set for the well-known URI 2012-05-12 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-146 (edit) CLOSED Well-known URIs and maintainability for large sites 2012-05-12 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-151 (edit)
Ninja Marnau
CLOSED User Agent Requirement: Be able to handle an exception request 2012-06-06 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-152 (edit) CLOSED User Agent Compliance: feedback for out-of-band consent 2012-06-10 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-153 (edit) CLOSED What are the implications on software that changes requests but does not necessarily initiate them? 2012-06-20 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 1
ISSUE-155 (edit) CLOSED Remove the received member from tracking status 2012-06-21 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-158 (edit)
redirects
CLOSED What is the effect of re-directs for content on the operation of exceptions? 2012-08-09 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-160 (edit)
except-query
CLOSED Do we need an API that will tell a host what its current exception status is? 2012-08-09 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-161 (edit) CLOSED Do we need a tracking status value for partial compliance? 2012-08-22 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-162 (edit) CLOSED If we have a mechanism for indicating partial compliance, how do we convey to the user why, and what is 2012-08-22 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-164 (edit) CLOSED To what extent should the "same-party" attribute of tracking status resource be required 2012-09-22 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-167 (edit) CLOSED Multiple site exceptions 2012-09-24 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-168 (edit) CLOSED What is the correct way for sub-services to signal that they are taking advantage of a transferred exception? 2012-09-27 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-171 (edit) CLOSED How can the exception API be used to grant site-wide exceptions to multiple sites? 2012-10-03 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-173 (edit) CLOSED The TPE uses "top-level domain" in a sense that is not the normal meaning 2012-10-03 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-176 (edit) CLOSED Requirements on intermediaries/isps and header insertion that might affect tracking 2012-10-04 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-182 (edit) CLOSED protocol for user agents to indicate whether a request with DNT set is 1st party or 3rd party 2012-10-20 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-185 (edit)
WebWide Not
CLOSED There should not be an API for web-wide exceptions 2012-10-28 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-187 (edit) CLOSED What is the right approach to exception handling? 2012-11-07 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-190 (edit) CLOSED Sites with multiple first parties 2013-01-08 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-192 (edit) CLOSED Should exceptions have expiry date, secure flag or other cookie-like attributes? 2013-02-13 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-195 (edit) CLOSED Flows and signals for handling "potential" out of band consent 2013-04-16 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-197 (edit)
Ninja Marnau
CLOSED How do we notify the user why a Disregard signal is received? 2013-05-07 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-204 (edit) CLOSED Definitions of collection / retention and transience / network interaction 2013-06-25 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-217 (edit) CLOSED Terminology for user action, interaction, and network interaction 2013-10-02 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-225 (edit)
Clarification of Compliance to User Choice in TPE
CLOSED Clarification of Compliance to User Choice in TPE 2013-10-02 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-228 (edit)
Network Interaction
CLOSED Revise the Network Interaction definition 2013-10-02 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-239 (edit) CLOSED Should tracking status representation include an array of links for claiming compliance by reference? 2013-12-08 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-240 (edit)
Context
CLOSED Do we need to define context? 2013-12-18 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-241 (edit) CLOSED Distinguish elements for site-internal use and elements that can be re-used by others (1/3) 2014-01-08 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-44 (edit) POSTPONED Ability to measure/detect who is honoring Do Not Track at a technical level 2011-09-21 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-141 (edit) POSTPONED Do a review of the Tracking Protection WG deliverables according to http://www.w3.org/TR/qaframe-spec 2012-04-18 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-156 (edit) POSTPONED Add a list of data processors to tracking status 2012-06-21 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-159 (edit)
mashing
POSTPONED How do we allow sites that mash-in ad-supported content to maintain their own 'trusted third parties'? 2012-08-09 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0
ISSUE-242 (edit) POSTPONED URL Management for compliance regime URLs 2014-01-08 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) 0

All Actions

There are 26 actions.

ID State Title Person Due Date Associated with
ACTION-91 (edit) pending review Write text on fingerprinting risk (ISSUE-109, ISSUE-114), with Nick Doty Andy Zeigler 2012-02-29 ISSUE-109
ACTION-97 (edit) pending review Add similar protocol language to TPE spec David Singer 2012-02-01 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT)
ACTION-122 (edit) pending review Draft possible use of site-specific exception API to test existence of DNT / ask for exceptions even without DNT turned on Nick Doty 2012-02-15 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT)
ACTION-135 (edit) pending review Detail use case for ISSUE-111 (DNT;2) Shane Wiley 2012-03-28 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT)
ACTION-174 (edit) pending review Write up implication of origin/* exceptions in EU context Ninja Marnau 2012-06-06 ISSUE-129
ACTION-175 (edit) pending review Draft API method for sites to remove, a la removeTrackingException() Vincent Toubiana 2012-05-05 ISSUE-83
ACTION-176 (edit) pending review Update site-specific exceptions text to note that embedded third-party javascript may make the call rather than the first party (even though it probably shouldn't do so without working it out with the publisher) David Singer 2012-05-30 ISSUE-129
ACTION-177 (edit) pending review Add an API to let a site request a web-wide exception Shane Wiley 2012-05-05 ISSUE-130
ACTION-179 (edit) pending review Draft section on seriousness of the request for a user-granted exception (with ninja) Shane Wiley 2012-04-19 ISSUE-129
ACTION-180 (edit) pending review Provide a text update to section 4.3 to resolve issue 116 and ISSUE-84 Nick Doty 2012-05-23 ISSUE-116
ACTION-185 (edit) pending review Draft specific field proposal for optional auditors Kevin Trilli 2012-05-26 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT)
ACTION-206 (edit) pending review Integrate http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-tracking/2012May/0280.html by May 30 David Singer 2012-05-30 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT)
ACTION-224 (edit) pending review Ensure that Section 4 reflects the latest DomAPI proposal by Nick Nick Doty 2012-07-15 ISSUE-84
ACTION-226 (edit) pending review Spec update to address ISSUE/116 David Singer 2012-08-15 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT)
ACTION-247 (edit) pending review Re-insert values that specify what exceptions are actually in use to the TPE spec David Singer 2012-08-30 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT)
ACTION-249 (edit) pending review Ensure that the qualifiers reflect the permissions documented in the compliance document, due 10 october David Singer 2012-10-10 Tracking Preference Expression (DNT)
ACTION-285 (edit) open Propose non-normative text to add on to action-231 (with nick) David Singer 2012-10-10 ISSUE-153
ACTION-290 (edit) pending review Remove incorrect terminology in TPE (top-level domain) David Singer 2012-10-30 ISSUE-173
ACTION-318 (edit) pending review Update draft with JS window/navigator change (coordinate with dsinger/adrianba text) Nick Doty 2012-10-12 ISSUE-116
ACTION-319 (edit) pending review Draft non-normative text on how to accomplish non-JS third parties that want to request for exceptions (with lou) Nick Doty 2012-10-12 ISSUE-138
ACTION-357 (edit) pending review Add service provider option text (with jmayer) as an issue in the draft with an option box David Singer 2013-02-20 ISSUE-137
ACTION-360 (edit) pending review Send email explaining why the proposal in ISSUE-152 is not needed and why issue 152 shall be closed Nick Doty 2013-02-06 ISSUE-152
ACTION-422 (edit) pending review Introduce changes proposed by Nick David Singer 2013-06-26 ISSUE-168
ACTION-423 (edit) pending review integrate Alan's intermediary text David Singer 2013-06-26 ISSUE-153
ACTION-424 (edit) pending review Clarify UGEs and out of band consent David Singer 2013-06-26 ISSUE-201
ACTION-425 (edit) open Validate / Comment on David Singer's email Aleecia McDonald 2013-06-26 ISSUE-137

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