Would you like a cookie?

Nice development in Holland! Bill proposal that basically states a need to request permission before downloading a cookie on you machine their is more to, read more here https://zoek.officielebekendmakingen.nl/kst-32549-3.pdf.

This is basically what the revised EU directive on data privacy demands.

Your right to opt-out of Google’s Street View service

I love what is going on in Germany during a few months now, in that almost 250,000 Germans have told Google to blur pictures of their homes on the Street View service. Which is quite right. The EU directive on data privacy gives the data subject the right to consent to any personal information being stored. I wonder why it is only happening in Germany and not elsewhere in the EU, after all it is our right as data subjects.