All posts by Samuel Weiler

Privacy Interest Group (PING) 2021 year in review and thank yous

PING 2021 Year in Review PING performed 24 privacy reviews in 2021 and provided guidance on several other APIs. PING privacy reviews resulted in privacy improvements in proposed specifications. Some examples include: Payment Request API: The specification identifies the potential for sites to use the API for tracking instead of payments and recommends requiring users’ consent as […]

W3C Strategic Highlights: Web for All (Security, Privacy, Identity)

(This post is part of a series recapping the October 2018 W3C Strategic Highlights and includes some updates since that report.) This has been an exciting year for Web privacy and security activities at W3C: W3C held workshops to address the privacy, security, and usability challenges presented by powerful hardware sensors, device capabilities, and APIs (Permissions and User […]

Public implementations in Firefox and Chrome

Chrome and Firefox now have public client-side implementations of the Web Authentication API (Working Draft version 7). Firefox’s implementation is in Firefox Nightly. It is scheduled to migrate to the Firefox Beta and Developer editions in March and to the release edition in May. Chrome’s implementation is hidden behind a flag in Chrome 65. J.C. […]

Meeting minutes, 2018

Links to meeting minutes in 2018: January 3, 2018 January 10, 2018 January 17, 2018 No meeting January 24th (FIDO plenary). January 31, 2018 February 7, 2018 February 14, 2018 February 21, 2018 February 28, 2018 March 7, 2018 March 14, 2018 No meeting March 21st (IETF). March 28, 2018 No meeting April 4th (IIW). […]

Meeting minutes, 2017

Links to meeting minutes in 2017: January 4, 2017 January 11, 2017 January 18, 2017 No meeting January 25th. February 1, 2017 February 8, 2017 February 13, 2017: face to face meeting in San Francisco February 22, 2017 March 1, 2017 March 8, 2017 March 15, 2017 March 22, 2017 No meeting March 29th (IETF). […]

Face-to-face meeting in San Francisco, 13 February 2017

The Web Authentication Working Group will have a face-to-face meeting on February 13th in San Francisco during the week of the RSA Conference. Once again, Microsoft is hosting us in their office at 555 California St. Advance registration is required. Please fill out the registration form to tell us you are coming! We hope to […]