Dangerous loophole to the GDPR in the ePrivacy proposal

No. 1, 25 Oct 2018 Issue

Is tracking an essential element of every internet service financed by ads? By allowing service providers to install advertising cookies ‘without users’ consent,’ the latest version of the ePrivacy regulation creates a dangerous loophole to the high standards established by the GDPR. Will the EU legislator yield to pressure from the ad tech lobby, and forget about users?

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