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Survey: Minority of EU Websites Get Cookie Consent

ONLINE PRIVACY—EU

November 19, 2012

According to a recently released survey, a small number of websites based in the EU ask visitors for their consent to store cookies on a users’ computers, IDG News Service reports. Not one of the 50 most popular websites in France and Germany feature a pop-up asking for consent. The TRUSTe-based survey states 12 percent of UK-based websites have taken steps to comply with the cookie directive “with an onscreen pop-up, banner or tab informing users about cookies on the site.”
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