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Product: Privacy by Design in Javascript APIs (was: API Minimization)


The intent of this effort is to identify, document, and promote best practices for designing Javascript APIs in a manner that will protect users' privacy by discouraging the return of unnecessary information, notably by avoiding fingerprinting. This covers multiple related approaches to preserving users' privacy:

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We intend to coordinate with the IAB on the review of this.

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Available versions of this document:

Latest: http://www.w3.org/2001/tag/products/apiminimization.html

This version: http://www.w3.org/2001/tag/products/apiminimization-2012-06-08.html

Previous versions:

http://www.w3.org/2001/tag/products/apiminimization-2012-02-02.html http://www.w3.org/2001/tag/products/apiminimization-2011-10-24.html