Online Privacy News and Views
Draft EU ePrivacy Regulation Leaked
A draft of the proposed legislation to replace the outdated EU ePrivacy Directive was leaked on the Politico.eu (PDF) website this week. The proposal is for a much stricter regime, requiring prior consent for cookies and any kind of online tracking techniques. Fines for failure to comply may reach as high as 4% of a company’s global revenues.
Privacy: Consumers Care but Regulators Don’t?
Are We in a Privacy Arms Race?
I delivered a presentation entitled ‘Rising to the Privacy Challenge’ at the DMA UK Data Protection half-day conference last Friday (videos hopefully available soon). During my research, I uncovered a whole series of surveys clearly indicating that consumers are more concerned than ever about their online privacy.
International Aspects of ePrivacy Seminar
We are delighted to announce that we will be sponsoring a seminar being held by the ICC UK to mark the launch of the second edition of their guide to cookies.