* Tomasz W. Kozlowski wrote: >it came to my attention very recently that a link to a YouTube video has >been included in our fundraising banners last year, enabling people >by default to watch a video about Wikipedia loaded through a YouTube ><iframe /> element.
>I am told that there are technical limitations behind the decision to >prefer YouTube over Commons, but I'm not really convinced about that; I >generally think that we should not include links to websites that can >track our users in our banners, and YouTube (as well as websites that >use Google Analytics for statistical purposes) definitely falls under >that definition. There is a huge difference between a <a> link and an <iframe> to a third party site. The third party would receive information in the <a> case only if someone clicks the link to go to the third party site, while the <iframe> would usually cause information to be sent without action. -- Björn Höhrmann · mailto:bjo...@hoehrmann.de · http://bjoern.hoehrmann.de Am Badedeich 7 · Telefon: +49(0)160/4415681 · http://www.bjoernsworld.de 25899 Dagebüll · PGP Pub. KeyID: 0xA4357E78 · http://www.websitedev.de/ _______________________________________________ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimediaemail@example.com Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe>