EU – COOKIES

BY KEITH NUTHALL
LAST week a political deal was struck in Brussels on the shape of European cookie legislation. The result, in footballing terms: Lawyers 5 - IT industry 2.

On the plus side, the anti-cookie proposals of Council of Ministers, (which represents Europe's Member States and shares the right of veto over this law with the European Parliament), have been softened, which should give some breathing room to the EU's hard pressed Internet industry.

On the minus side, the compromise approved by the European Parliament to the proposed ...


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