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This week at W3C: DRM and HTML, Last Call: W3C TR Dev Process revisions, a year of @webplatform, etc.

This is the 18-25 October 2013 edition of a “weekly digest of W3C news and trends” that I prepare for the W3C Membership and public-w3c-digest mailing list (publicly archived). This digest aggregates information about W3C and W3C technology from online media —a snapshot of how W3C and its work is perceived in online media. You […]
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This week at W3C: Statement on the Future of Internet Cooperation, new Validator Suite pricing model, Super Mario in HTML5, etc.

This is the 11-18 October 2013 edition of a “weekly digest of W3C news and trends” that I prepare for the W3C Membership and public-w3c-digest mailing list (publicly archived). This digest aggregates information about W3C and W3C technology from online media —a snapshot of how W3C and its work is perceived in online media. You […]
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SSL Europa joins W3C to promote a more secure Web

SSL Europa creates innovative solutions for better security with mobile connections. Their objective is to tackle the challenges of privacy and data transfers from mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones. As a security specialist for dematerialized environments, the company is the delegated Registration Authority of Keynectis-OpenTrust, the famous Trusted Third Party leader in Europe. […]
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Tracking Protection Working Group Progress

Here is an update on Tracking Protection Working Group progress: This week the group published new drafts of Tracking Compliance and Scope and Tracking Preference Expression (DNT). Today Chair Matthias Schunter announced a stable plan to reach Last Call. We are poised to announce new co-Chairs, replacing Peter Swire who announced last month his departure […]
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Establishing the Meaning of Do Not Track

Today, the co-chairs of the Tracking Protection Working Group released the group's decision on base text for continued work. In progressing toward a draft that could move the multi-stakeholder work on a consensus standard for Do Not Track forward, the group reviewed and rejected a package change proposal offered by the Digital Advertising Alliance and its supporters. The decision re-affirms the Working Group's mission to "improve user privacy and user control by defining mechanisms for expressing user preferences around Web tracking" in a consensus-based multi-stakeholder process, and takes a significant step in focusing the group's further work toward a consensus Do Not Track standard.
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Full Steam On Do Not Track

A blizzard of activity: that’s what we had at the Boston face-to-face of the Tracking Protection Working Group. Over the past two days, the group has successfully managed to identify a path toward fulfilling our W3C charter: we now have a roadmap to Last Call for a Do Not Track standard.
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DNT is Good For the Whole Web

The Tracking Protection Working Group has brought together players from the advertising and publishing ecosystems, browser makers, consumer groups, relevant governmental agencies and other stakeholders to forge a consensus solution for Do Not Track (DNT).
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Do Not Track in the Short, Medium and Long Term

Since we last talked about Do Not Track on this blog, the Tracking Protection Working Group has continued the hard work of making decisions and driving to consensus. The Working Group is now preparing for a face-to-face meeting in October. Furthermore, W3C is holding a broader-looking workshop to take place in November.
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