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Privacy and the Ethical Web

Privacy absolutism will make the open Web worse, not better.

A recent draft from the Privacy Principles working group of the W3C Technical Architecture Group starts with the following abstract:

Privacy is an essential part of the Web [ETHICAL-WEB]. This document provides definitions for privacy and related concepts that are applicable worldwide. It also provides a set of privacy principles…




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J. Bradley Chen

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Exploring American politics from the view of an engineer.

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