1. User Agents
1.1 Explicit Consent Requirement
This section was recently added and has not been extensively discussed withstakeholders. Please consider it a preliminary position.An ordinary user agent
send a Tracking Preference signal without a user'sexplicit consent.
The user agent's privacy preferences pane includes controls for configuringthe Tracking Preference signal.
On first run, the user agent prompts the user to configure the TrackingPreference signal.
2. Parties, First Parties and Third Parties
is any commercial, nonprofit, or governmental organization, asubsidiary or unit of such an organization, or a person.Functional entities are
when they are related by both common majorityownership and common control.A
is a set of functional entities that are affiliated.
A functional entity must make its affiliated functional entities easily discoverable by auser.
188.8.131.52 Non-Normative Discussion
Affiliation may be made easily discoverable by a user in many ways, including but notlimited to: prominent and common branding on pages, one click away within a privacypolicy, or a machine-readable format in a well-known location.
2.2 Network Interaction