[rfc-dist] RFC 6462 on Report from the Internet Privacy Workshop

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        RFC 6462

        Title:      Report from the Internet Privacy 
        Author:     A. Cooper
        Status:     Informational
        Stream:     IAB
        Date:       January 2012
        Mailbox:    acooper at cdt.org
        Pages:      23
        Characters: 55638
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-iab-privacy-workshop-01.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6462.txt

On December 8-9, 2010, the IAB co-hosted an Internet privacy workshop
with the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), the Internet Society
(ISOC), and MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence
Laboratory (CSAIL).  The workshop revealed some of the fundamental
challenges in designing, deploying, and analyzing privacy-protective
Internet protocols and systems.  Although workshop participants and
the community as a whole are still far from understanding how best to
systematically address privacy within Internet standards development,
workshop participants identified a number of potential next steps.
For the IETF, these included the creation of a privacy directorate to
review Internet-Drafts, further work on documenting privacy
considerations for protocol developers, and a number of exploratory
efforts concerning fingerprinting and anonymized routing.  Potential
action items for the W3C included investigating the formation of a
privacy interest group and formulating guidance about fingerprinting,
referrer headers, data minimization in APIs, usability, and general
considerations for non-browser-based protocols.

Note that this document is a report on the proceedings of the
workshop.  The views and positions documented in this report are
those of the workshop participants and do not necessarily reflect the
views of the IAB, W3C, ISOC, or MIT CSAIL.  This document is not an 
Internet Standards Track specification; it is published for informational 

This document is a product of the Internet Architecture Board.

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