In short, no, although there is a great deal of ambiguity and misinformation around this law.

What the law really gets at is privacy, not just cookies. The UK government, for example, useĀ a version of what is called “implied consent” on their own websites, which is a similar technique to what this plugin does.

Online Marketing experts Econsultancy provide their perspective on this interpretation. This plugin follows the same approach.

Further reading:

  1. UK Cabinet Office approach
  2. Econsultancy’s solution

Category: Cookie Law


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