I'm confused; john, could you point to the element of the collected data that isn't collected already by default in any Nginx or Apache setup? I agree that there might be a lack of user expectation, but 'silently capturing behavioral data' seems somewhat hyperbolic to describe what's actually going on.
On Tuesday, 13 January 2015, John Mark Vandenberg <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
On Wed, Jan 14, 2015 at 9:22 AM, Andrew Gray <email@example.com> wrote:
> Fair enough - I don't use it, and I think I'd got entirely the wrong
> end of the stick on what it's for! If it's intended to stop tracking
> by third-party sites then it certainly seems to be of little relevance
I think you're right to be concerned about this.
It is about expectations; people do not expect a NGO providing an
encyclopedia to be silently capturing reading behaviour data.
If the data is provided to other entities, even for noble research
objectives, people expect "Do Not Track" to cover this.
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