ICO issues warning to websites over cookie consent policies

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ICO issues warning to websites over cookie consent policies

Concerns expressed that some websites are not providing users with a clear choice regarding personalised ads

The Information Commissioners Office has issued a stern warning to websites that fail to comply with cookie consent policies, threatening harsh penalties and public naming. The ICO expressed concer...

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