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ICO’s cookies update published

The ICO issued an activity report on cookies early in 2013 from which it would seem that implied consent and unclear statements on web sites are likely to be non-compliant. The majority of sites that the ICO has looked at rely on implied consent but he is focussed on the UK’s most popular websites and those about which he receives complaints. But, cookies appear to be a low priority for the public and the ICO with the 550 complaints received about websites dwarfed by the 53,000 complaints received about unwanted marketing calls.

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