Closed Bug 1453176 Opened 3 years ago Closed 3 years ago

Add telemetry to report whether autoplay blocked


(Core :: Audio/Video: Playback, enhancement, P2)




Tracking Status
firefox61 --- fixed


(Reporter: cpearce, Assigned: cpearce)




(2 files)

It would be interesting to have telemetry to report what proportion of play() calls are blocked by our block-autoplay logic.
Comment on attachment 8968090 [details]
Bug 1453176 - Add telemetry to report fulfilment of
Attachment #8968090 - Flags: review?(bvandyk) → review+
That new probe looks fine Chris. Can you please fill out the data review request form ( and attach it as a text file to this bug?

We now ask for that form to be filled out for any new data collection in Firefox, including telemetry.

You can r? me on it and I'll review it.
Attachment #8968090 - Flags: review?(francois)
Data collection review form.
Attachment #8968354 - Flags: review?(francois)
Comment on attachment 8968354 [details]
Bug 1453176 data collection review form.txt

1) Is there or will there be **documentation** that describes the schema for the ultimate data set available publicly, complete and accurate?

Yes, in Histograms.json.

2) Is there a control mechanism that allows the user to turn the data collection on and off?

Yes, telemetry setting.

3) If the request is for permanent data collection, is there someone who will monitor the data over time?**

Not permanent.

4) Using the **[category system of data types](** on the Mozilla wiki, what collection type of data do the requested measurements fall under?  **

Category 2.

5) Is the data collection request for default-on or default-off?

Default on in pre-release channels only.

6) Does the instrumentation include the addition of **any *new* identifiers** (whether anonymous or otherwise; e.g., username, random IDs, etc.  See the appendix for more details)?


7) Is the data collection covered by the existing Firefox privacy notice?


8) Does there need to be a check-in in the future to determine whether to renew the data?

No, telemetry alerts should be fine.
Attachment #8968354 - Flags: review?(francois) → review+
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Add telemetry to report fulfilment of r=bryce
Closed: 3 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Target Milestone: --- → mozilla61
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