sky at columbia.edu
Wed Aug 18 07:19:11 PDT 2010
My use-case is that I'm automating the embedding of media from other
sites into a third-party site . Some sites have requested that we
to the content, thus I'd like a way to automatically discover this.
I propose a single new @rel value, 'privacy' thus:
<a rel="license" href="tc.html">Terms and Conditions</a>
IANAL, so I'm not entirely clear if there are subtle differences between
a license and T&C, but here I assume T&C are always licenses.
These links are ubiquitous throughout the web, and I believe there are
even some legal domains which require sites to have such links. 
There is a related @rel for machine-readable privacy policies:
which proposes embedding such a file in many ways, one of which would be:
but this is outside of my use-case, since it's a machine-readable form.
 If you want to know more, see:
more or less the oEmbed use case, but even when a oEmbed url is not
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