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EU/UK legislation re. cookies

From: Jeni Tennison <jeni@jenitennison.com>
Date: Fri, 13 May 2011 20:47:29 +0100
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The EU (and thence the UK and presumably other EU countries) has ruled that users should give explicit consent before 'non-essential' cookies are stored by a browser:

  http://www.torchbox.com/blog/eu-law-cookies-and-ico

Perhaps this is something we should touch on in the 'Publishing and Linking on the Web' document?

Jeni
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