Minutes: Core Privacy Meeting 19 August 2020

The Consent API:

The Consent API is the oldest of the privacy initiatives currently under active development, not yet merged into Core.
It was created in response to the following ticket: https://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/44043 (Framework for logging/retrieving a user’s consent state)
The proposed feature plugin can be found here: https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-consent-api/
The code is extremely light-weight (13KB, excluding the readme.txt and the licence).
The Consent API could greatly benefit from a wp_set_cookie(); function in WordPress Core, which would make adoption by plugin and theme developers more likely than the current has_consent(‘type’) approach.
These two items have natural synergies and would do well scoped together.
In its current form, the Consent

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