Re: [ietf-privacy] Logging Recommendations for Internet-Facing Servers

Daniel Kahn Gillmor <dkg@fifthhorseman.net> Tue, 17 June 2014 18:56 UTC

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On 06/17/2014 01:02 PM, S Moonesamy wrote:
> Hello,
> At 17:48 15-06-2014, Stephen Farrell wrote:
>> Who knows? I would agree that the intarea is probably not a hotbed
>> of privacy activists. But its also equally true that folks on that
>> list are probably as clueful as here, and so may well have quite a
>> good appreciation of how privacy is more important than previously.
> 
> I am picking up the above for a general comment.  Currently, there isn't
> any IETF guidance about privacy.  A person may have a good appreciation
> of how privacy is more important than previously.  However, it may be
> difficult for the person to document the considerations in words which
> the IETF would find acceptable.

I'm surprised to hear you say this, given that you're thanked in the
acknowledgments section of RFC 6973 (Privacy Considerations for Internet
Protocols).  Do you think that RFC doesn't provide useful guidance or
vocabulary?

	--dkg