Is the EU Cookie Law Just a Joke?

It’s been over 1 year (25th May 2011) since the EU Cookie Law came into effect.  Is it working or is it just a big joke?

It would be fair to say that millions has been spent by SME’s over Europe to comply with the new legislation, not helped by its vague wording and interpretations.

Not every on-line business is bending to the rules however.

UK software development company silktide have placed themselves in the “firing line” with their steadfast refusal to comply with the “stupid EU cookie law”.

The graphic says it all.

What do you think of the EU Cookie Law?

Have you implemented a solution on your website?

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Wil is a dad, WordPress consultant, WordPress developer, business coach and mentor. He co-organizes the WordPress Sydney meetup group and has been on the organising committee for WordCamp Sydney since 2014. He speaks at many special events and contributes to the WordPress open source project. His likes are chillies, craft beer and electrogravitics.