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[whatwg] Proposal: implement a <usescookies> tag.

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Date: Thu, 15 Nov 2012 13:07:42 -0800
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Opnieuw-verstuurd-door: Eric Imthorn <ericimthorn@me.com>
Van: Eric Imthorn <eric.imthorn@gmail.com>
Onderwerp: Proposal: implement a <usescookies> tag.
Datum: 15 november 2012 21:52:33 CET
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Because of European legislation, all sites must warn users about the usage of cookies on the sites.
Over 90% of European websites use cookies, which could make a "We use cookies" block become more common than a footer.
So assuming the law is here to stay, this common mandatory block might as well get his own <usescookies> tag (or something in that nature).

Another advantage is that browser-builders can implement an option to automatically "display:none" these elements (redering the whole legislation useless).
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