New ePrivacy directive discusses Web browsers

Dear all,

I'd like to point out the leak of drafted update to ePrivacy directive:

I provide some quick analysis:

It's important for us because it directly references the Web (which is
It discusses (in verbatim) opt-ins, cookies, tracking mechanisms, etc.

But some of the wording is quite general and encompasses Web Permissions
and all forms of Web browser-hardware mediation, which in those contexts, I
think, might relate to communication channels (e.g. Web Bluetooth) or

Best regards
Lukasz Olejnik

Received on Monday, 12 December 2016 22:00:22 UTC