The working group is currently closed. It closed on 17 January 2019.
The Tracking Protection Working Group was chartered to improve user privacy and user control by defining mechanisms for expressing user preferences around Web tracking and for blocking or allowing Web tracking elements. A main focus for the extended implementation phase was to demonstrate the viability of the Tracking Preference Expression specification to address the requirements for managing cookie and tracking consent that satisfies the requirements of EU privacy legislation.
Matthias Schunter (Intel) served as chair of the Tracking Protection Working Group. The W3C Team Contact was Bert Bos.