www.blue.com is a fictitious website that is being proposed to track consumer purchases on behalf of companies who wish to share such data. It works as follows:
Explain how www.blue.com could implement a secure service that would allow other websites to communicate over the internet to automatically register, request consumer profiles, send purchase notifications, and request a report.
Define, in high level terms (not code), the API calls that would be supported making clear the types of inputs and outputs for each call. Illustrate with a simple scenario that shows the sequence of calls for a typical purchase.
Given that www.blue.com and the other websites have different domain names describe briefly one mechanism that might be used to enact the cookie synchronization required to share the identifier of consumers.
Are there any legal or ethical issues that are raised by the service www.blue.com wishes to provide? How could they be addressed? How can www.blue.com be sure that the purchase notifications sent by www.55gold.com are authentic? How can www.55gold.com be sure that the consumer profiles received from www.blue.com are authentic?
This question belongs to management and discusses about legal or ethical issues that are raised by the service blue.com wishes to provide.
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