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Google Can be Sued Over Cookie Usage

By: Richard Beaumont | Wednesday, April 1, 2015 | Tagged: Google, Cookie Profiles | Leave Comment

A landmark decision by the UK Court of Appeal last week has opened the way for consumers to claim damages from Google over the setting of tracking cookies against users wishes. It could also clarify the question I posed just recently about the status of cookie profiles as personal data, which will have wide ranging consequences for the whole digital industry.

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