Lintian Reports (Beta Testing)

E privacy-breach-w3c-valid-html

This package creates a potential privacy breach by fetching W3C validation icons.

These badges may be displayed to tell readers that care has been taken to make a page compliant with W3C standards. Unfortunately, downloading the image from might expose the reader's IP address to potential tracking.

Note that these icons are non-free and must not be copied into the package. You could safely delete this W3C validation badge.

Refer to and for details.

Severity: error

Check: files/privacy-breach

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