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ICO's Spring 2015 cookie law statistics

For the past two years I have written a post every quarter detailing the statistics on EU Cookie Law complaints received and processed by the the Information Commissioner’s Office, the UK data protection authority which oversees the law in the UK. 388 more words

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Counting the costs of the cookie law, part 2: the truth about cookie law fines

Yesterday I discussed how difficult it is to put a financial figure on the projected benefits, as well as the costs, of the EU cookie law’s practical implementation across Europe. 1,634 more words

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Counting the costs of the cookie law, part 1: how much was it supposed to cost?

On the 25th of May we marked the third anniversary of the EU Cookie Law taking effect here in the UK, and with some national exceptions, across Europe. 1,695 more words

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Facebook: Belgium tells web designers how to do their jobs

You may have seen the news this week where Belgium’s data protection authority declared that Facebook “tramples on European and Belgian privacy laws“. In other news, the Pope was found to be Catholic and a bear was spotted having his morning constitutional in the woods. 594 more words

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The EU cookie law as statutory firewall

Those who attended my WordCamp London presentation on Saturday will recall this piece of information I recently found concealed inside of a cookie:

Here’s a good example of that. 201 more words

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The cookie law, "informed consent", and disability

What happens when governments demand “well-informed consent” from individuals who are unable to provide it? What if access to information or services is conditional upon that consent? 639 more words

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ICO's Winter 2015 and 2014 aggregate #cookielaw update

The Information Commissioner’s Office, the UK government agency which polices the EU Cookie Law in the UK, has released the statistics on cookie law reports they received in the 4th quarter of 2014. 353 more words

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