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get rid of that cookies awareness message websites have to post nowadays
Not much reason for them to exist if were out
But some assholes would always step in to the vacuum left by UKIP.
than any Premier League football club has season ticket holders*
When will it be Tony Pulis' turn to set the national agenda?
They definitely have no MPs, unlike Respect or the Green Party
*from twitter, not fact-checked
UKIP has 19,000 party members as of July 2012. Loftus Road (the smallest Premier League ground) has a capacity of 18,360, and not all seats are sold to season ticket holders.
that QPR are on target to leave the Premier League later this year.
to win a council seat, maybe even a constituency (Woking could have a Man Utd Party MP for example).
that's only down to the hamfisted way in which the UK's ICO decided to interpret the law... in every other nation implied consent was always deemed to be ok.
The ICO seem to have stepped back from their old position and decided that implied consent is fine, so hopefully those splash screens'll start to disappear.
and as of Friday, they have changed the notification on their website:
As you say, while the rest of Europe either didn't do much about it or sat back to wait and see what happened, the ICO rushed out a load of guidance that panicked (some) people into making their websites look horrible and difficult to use.
(I have a personal vendetta as I had to sort all this balls out at work)
that can follow you around the internet and monitor your browsing. Or something. But most are really dull and functional. If you cared in the first place, you probably had your browser settings adjusted accordingly.
and there's no legal imperative to follow it. They'll start disappearing over the course of this year, I'd imagine.
A brilliant waste of money.
(I occasionally get some more exciting emails)
superbly sarcastic graphs
Glad to hear it's a dead in the water, I did wonder how they planned on policing it.
Great work people that don't know how the Internet works.