Tag: cookies


Google’s plan to replace tracking cookies goes under UK antitrust probe

January 8, 2021

Via: Tech Crunch

Google’s plan to end support for third party cookies in the Chrome browser and its Chromium engine is under investigation by the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA). The antitrust regulator said today that it’s launched a probe under Chapter […]

Cybersecurity, Federal, Policy

Europe’s top court says active consent is needed for tracking cookies

October 1, 2019

Via: Tech Crunch

Europe’s top court has ruled that pre-checked consent boxes for dropping cookies are not legally valid. Consent must be obtained prior to storing or accessing non-essential cookies, such as tracking cookies for targeted advertising. Consent cannot be implied or assumed. […]