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So what are people doing about the ePrivacy Directive?

Discussion in 'Affiliate Programs' started by bouquet, May 24, 2012.

  1. bouquet

    bouquet Regular Member

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    As the title says what are you doing about the ePrivacy Directive?

    I live in the UK and am directly affected but at first I thought f*ck it screw 'em! Although I have started to see affiliate programs with disclamers and cookie pop up warnings etc.
    While I still think it will be practically impossible for them to police it wont be hard for someone to shop you in if your not compliant.

    A lot of big companys have started becoming compliant like BT, John Lewis and the affiliate network that sent me the doc to name but a few. Now I'm sure there will be a WP addin or 2 soon etc. (just wish I had the time as I reckon you'd make a killing on this one) but in the mean time whats every one doing?

    Here's just a small excert from a 25 page doc I got sent recently which seems to point to self regulation but means we will have to sort out what we 'think' is right and act upon that which could mean getting grief later on!

     
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    no one??
     
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    I only have a couple of sites targeted towards the UK and so on, but I'm not going to bother with this.
     
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    Its not just the UK its Europe as a whole, the bright sparks in Brussels have made another quality decision paid for by my hard earned tax money....!!!
     
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    Yeah it's ridiculous, still don't understand what they think this will change to be honest. Apparently they want people to know about cookies etc, but how many users actually care what cookies are? 99% of the time they don't cause any harm anyway - can they even cause any harm???

    How about another pop up on every site to explain what HTML is to Internet users? :p
     
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