Core Privacy Agenda – 14 Nov 2018

When/Where: Join us in #core-privacy on Making WordPress Slack from 1500-1600 UTC


  • New time for core privacy weekly chat starting next week (@desrosj)
  • WP 5 drops Tue Nov 27 – do we need another quick round of WP 5 compatibility testing with privacy features? (@allendav)
  • Tickets
    • Update on moving core files from @allendav (core:43895) – developing a plan here –
  • Needs-privacy-review tag
    • Update from @garrett-eclipse (meta:3896) – “wrote the patch and it’s now awaiting a commit. There’s two additional items after commit which is including links but we’ll hold on that until the tag starts to get some usage”
  • Raising awareness of core privacy work and meetings
    • Update from @riankinney re marketing newsletter — getting the word out about Office Hours, our need for developers and end-user feedback
  • “What is privacy in our context?”
    • What is privacy in the sense of what areas do we look at in our work @idea15
    • Separating the theory from the practice (e.g. our dev guidelines)
    • Update on working with Chris Tiezel for cross-platform definitions @idea15

Items postponed to next week:

  • WP mobile app permissions and tracking (@allendav)
  • Follow up on 3rd party code (Twitter, Facebook, Quantcast?) on footers (@allendav)

What the Cool Privacy Kids Are Reading / Trying This Week:

  • 60 Minutes on GDPR – props @idea15
  • ICO updates props David Orf
  • WP GDPR Compliance Plugin Privilege Escalation Flaw props @garrett-eclipse

Upcoming WordCamp (and other Event) Privacy Talks:

  • Recent talks
    • @chrisweigman Encrypt All the Things – WordCamp Orlando
    • @riankinney Ethics on the Web – WordCamp Orlando
    • Chris Teitzel – With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility – WordCamp Seattle –
  • Planned talks
  • Opportunities

Helpful links:

  • Core Privacy Component Home Page
  • Core Privacy Posts
  • Core Privacy Roadmap
  • Plugin Privacy Handbook
  • Open Privacy Component Tickets

#core-privacy, #privacy