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Dutch parliament passes legislation on cookies opt-in

Wednesday 22 June 2011 | 09:29 CET | News
The lower house of the Dutch parliament has passed legislation requiring websites to get visitors permission before installing tracking cookies. The controversial legislation went through various versions before passing, from requiring permission for all cookies to mandating an opt-in only for third-party cookies that collect personal information or pass that information on to third parties. In the end all cookies will be subject to the Law on the Protection of Personal Information, meaning they can be questioned by the privacy regulator CBP and in court. The final version of the law passed

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