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Cookie Taunt Launched by Web Firm

PRIVACY LAW—UK

September 11, 2012

BBC News reports on a website created by web software firm Silktide that dares the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) to levy punishment for its use of cookies. Nocookielaw.com says the cookie rules are “ineffective.” An ICO spokesman said, “We welcome any opportunity to help us draw attention to this matter as a key part of our work in ensuring compliance with the cookie law has been making businesses aware of the regulations.” An ICO blog post notes education is “key to cookie law progress.” Meanwhile, research by TRUSTe reveals that 63 percent of top UK websites have made cookie compliance efforts.
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