0
Internet

Dutch govt to relax cookie regulations

Monday 31 March 2014 | 11:02 CET | News
The Dutch government has proposed legislation to relax rules on the use of website cookies. The amendment to the Telecommunications Act would mean website operators no longer have to ask users for prior approval to place cookies that are not an intrusion on personal privacy. These include cookies that help improve a website's performance, known as analytic cookies, as well as those that simplify the use of the site. All other cookies, such as those used for tracking online behaviour, would still be required to request prior approval. Proposed by the ministry of economic affairs, the new law

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

We hope you've enjoyed your free articles. Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Internet
Companies: ACM / Ministerie van Economische Zaken
Countries: Netherlands
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Most Dutch internet users agree to cookies

Published 06 Jun 2014 10:19 CET | Netherlands
Only one in ten Dutch internet users will not visit a website if it asks for permission to install cookies. Around 80 percent say ...

Dutch consumers union calls for do-not-track legislation

Published 02 May 2014 10:01 CET | Netherlands
Half Dutch consumers think the law on disclosing cookies has done little to improve online privacy, according to a survey by the ...

Kamp stuurt nieuw cookievoorstel naar Tweede Kamer

Published 31 Mar 2014 10:17 CET | Netherlands
Minister Henk Kamp van Economische Zaken heeft bij de Tweede Kamer een wetsvoorstel ingediend om de huidige regels voor het ...





3,000,000
KPN closes in on 3 million broadband subscribers
Netherlands  |  2016 Q2

Calendar   /   Industry Events

26 Sep SCTE Cable-Tec Expo
26 Sep Microsoft Ignite
27 Sep IP Expo Nordic
27 Sep OpenDaylight Summit
27 Sep FT-ETNO Summit 2016
28 Sep BlackBerry fiscal Q2
28 Sep Telefonica Deutschland Digital Innovation Day
28 Sep EU Digital Assembly
29 Sep Ethernet Alliance Technology Exploration Forum
01 Oct India spectrum auction starts
04 Oct Micron Technology fiscal Q4
04 Oct NexTV Series 2016
04 Oct Total Telecom Congress
04 Oct Google press conference
::: More Calendar Items