The amended EC law requiring opt-in, rather than opt-out, to non-essential cookies was criticised last week as “breathtakingly stupid” because of its implications for advert-funded sites. However advertisers have now said that they don’t think the law requires any change to current practice! So is there a problem, or not? I don’t know, but I […]
Posts relating to cookies: not the tasty ones, but the small chunks of digital data that may be left behind in your web browser by websites
New EC Cookie Law?
Considerable concern has been expressed about the news that it has apparently been agreed to change European law on cookies as part of the revision of the Telecoms Directives. The current law on cookies is contained in Article 5 of the Directive on Privacy and Electronic Communications (2002/58/EC) and Regulation 6 of the UK’s matching […]