[Standards] XEP-0363 (HTTP Upload): Privacy Considerations & Deletion

Evgeny Khramtsov xramtsov at gmail.com
Tue May 1 09:05:08 UTC 2018


Tue, 1 May 2018 09:28:39 +0100
Dave Cridland <dave at cridland.net> wrote:

> That said, I don't think that saying that operators should be able to
> delete files is a political statement - it's just that it's
> potentially naïve, and does not have an impact on Security or
> Interoperability (which is what RFC 2119 language is for).
> 
> I'd be happier with a section in the document (or another document)
> that pointed out legal compliance issues we are aware of,
> irrespective of the regime they're affected by.

I'm fine with having a separate GDPR-related document where you can
accumulate all the caveats (although I have no idea how you will do it
correctly without consulting a lawyer). But spreading the GDPR
across several _technical_ papers is not the right way to go, IMO.


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