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 […]