EU

New Cookie law might require users to “opt-in” on Danish websites

March 1, 2011

We have covered the European Union “cookie issue” in a few previous articles: February 2009: New Cookie Law Will Require User Consent Before Placing Cookies December 2009: The Dreaded Cookie Law Crumbles November 2010: EU’s Cookie Law still being chewed on – might end up requiring users to “opt-in” for browser cookies… Now there’s once […]

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EU’s Cookie Law still being chewed on – might end up requiring users to “opt-in” for browser cookies…

November 23, 2010

A year ago we wrote about a new European Union cookie law which would require user consent before placing cookies on a computer. A month later we wrote how the cookie law crumbled as it wasn’t carried into effect yet because of issues with the original wording of the Act. In this case, a cookie […]

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Google To Be Investigated By The European Union

February 24, 2010

The European Commission has received three complaints over Google and now intend to start an investigation. The three complaints are from Foundem, a UK-based “price compare”-portal, French legaladvice search engine ejustice.fr and german Ciao, a company below Microsoft. Foundem believes that Google’s search algorithms place Foundem’s pages worse in Google, because Foundem is a competing […]

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The Dreaded Cookie Law Crumbles

December 15, 2009

One month ago I wrote about a new cookie law, already approved in the EU, which would require user consent before a website is allowed to place cookies on the users computer. Even though the law was actually already approved, it was not carried into effect yet and thank god for that. Had it been, […]

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New Cookie Law Will Require User Consent Before Placing Cookies

November 13, 2009

This is so whacked I couldn’t believe my own eyes when I first read about it. I don’t mind EU at all, I actually prefer to be in the European Union and all that crap, but every now and then something comes along that makes you wonder how stoned those law-making people really are and […]

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EU To Lower Volume On Your MP3 Player / iPod?

September 30, 2009

Meglena Kuneva, Commissioner for Consumer Affairs within the European Commission, believes that the volume in our iPod‘s and MP3 players is way too loud, especially for the young people. EU previously made sure to reduce the volume on music devices to 100 decibel and now they want to lower it 80 decibel because their research […]

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European Union Might Ban iPhone Within EU

September 29, 2009

The European Commision has asked Apple to explain why several iPhone screens have exploded during the summer, according to AFP. “Incidents have been reported this summer in three countries, France, the United Kingdom and Germany. Tests are underway. If one country says that these products are unsafe, I will request them to be pulled from […]

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