Stop the EU's legal war on web cookies

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Lucas Hudson
8 years ago
I am a senior web developer, and this law is just one more proving a terrible lack of informed decision making in the IT sphere by our elected governments. This law is equivalent to banning cars because some people drive too fast.
It does nothing to improve online privacy, and merely presents more hurdles to the website developer and more confusing technical messages to the already-confused website users.

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Olly Johnston
8 years ago
Im not even from Europe and this is pretty silly

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Wesley Overdijk
8 years ago
We will have to ask the user if we're allowed to use cookies. However, when they select "no" we'll have to use a cookie to remember that choice (or ip, fingerprint, denial of access). Funny. Simply educate your people, a cookie law isn't going to do anything, or solve anything. So I guess it's easy, no cookie, no service.

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Mike Ashdown
8 years ago
Because webmasters need the freedom to use certain technologies on their pages, all websites insert cookies, and most are not harmful or even invasive. It is overlegislation to put a blanket cover on all websites. Ones that DO have overly invasive cookies should have a strong privacy policy, but this is not most websites.

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Philip Clayton
8 years ago
I'm a web designer and believe that users don't care about cookies. It's just more pc nonsense.

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Daniel smith
8 years ago
You can't even use the internet correctly, let alone make laws to govern it!

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Anthony Hay
8 years ago
Write my own website for a small B&B. I haven't the wherewithal or interest to waste time on misguided laws. What a waste of my time and money, and in a recession to boot.

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Matt Bearman
8 years ago
Because I run a UK based web service that primarily sells to the US.

Having to put a 'warning' on my website puts my business at disadvantage compared to my American competitors.

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Mark McDonald
8 years ago
I think its unnecessary!

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Alexander Spaans
8 years ago
we need justice and freedom!!! just as with Sopa and Pipa