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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 needs approval from both houses of parliament before taking effect later this year. 

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