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Noyb files over 500 complaints to companies over unlawful cookies

Monday 31 May 2021 | 10:04 CET | News
Noyb, the privacy rights group founded by activist Max Schrems, has tabled over 500 draft complaints to companies using cookie banners that do not comply with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). According to Noyb, companies use so-called "dark patterns". Such company websites are designed in such a way that the buttons for rejecting cookies are difficult to find.

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Companies: noyb
Countries: Europe
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