All posts by Wendy Seltzer

TPE to CR: Advancing the conversation about Web tracking preferences

W3C’s Tracking Protection Working Group today published the Candidate Recommendation of the Tracking Preference Expression (TPE) and calls for implementation and testing of the specification. Congratulations to the Working Group on this progress. Abstract: This specification defines the DNT request header field as an HTTP mechanism for expressing the user’s preference regarding tracking, an HTML […]

W3C Updates General Document License

W3C announced today an update to liberalize its general document license. The updated license —applied today to all documents the W3C has published under its general document license— permits the creation of derivative works not for use as technical specifications, and the excerpting of Code Components under the W3C Software License. When writing Recommendations, we […]

Strengthen Web Security on The Day We Fight Back

We see pervasive monitoring as an attack on the Web and its users. The Web is for everyone. The W3C community builds Web protocols and formats to enable individuals and groups to communicate with those they are trying to reach, and to protect those communications from eavesdropping of third parties. Vulnerabilities to pervasive surveillance threaten […]