Online Privacy News and Views
Yesterday, on the day that the regulations came into force in the UK, the Information Commissioners Office, responsible for ensuring compliance in the UK, announced that it will give businesses and website owners a year to get their houses in order.
The Cookie Collector plug-in for Firefox has been updated to version 1.1, so please download it today to continue helping us build a picture of the state of cookies on the web.
One part of the web economy that will potemtially be hit harder than most by the Cookie Crunch is web analytics. Web analytics tools, of which Google Analytics is the most common, are used by almost every website to provide insight into the behaviour of visitors to the site.
This website is dedicated to the issues thrown up by recent changes in EU internet privacy law, and the potential impact they will have on the web as we know it today.