Google Delays Removal Of Third-Party Cookies, Again

For third time Google delays phase-out of third-party Chrome cookies after pushback from industry and British regulator

3 months ago

UK Watchdogs Target Cookie Pop-ups, Amid Website Design Clampdown

Sick of cookie pop-ups? UK watchdogs warns firms to avoid harmful website design practices and singles out cookie consent pop-ups

11 months ago

Google To Begin Disabling Third-Party Chrome Cookies In Q1 2024

Google’s Privacy Sandbox to begin replacing third-party cookies for 1 percent of Chrome users in Q1 2024, with full switch…

1 year ago

UK Watchdog Accepts Google’s Revised Browser Cookie Pledge

CMA says it will keep “close eye” on Google after it accepted the firm's revised offer concerning the banning of…

2 years ago

French Court Upholds 100m Euro Fine On Google Over Cookies

Google has been told by French court it has to pay a $112m fine, over forcing use of advertising tracking…

2 years ago

Google Drops FloC For Topics In Cookie Replacement Move

New privacy sandbox change. Google swaps system, as part of its efforts to replace cookies used by Chrome browser for…

2 years ago

Google Faces French 150m Euro Fine For Cookie Breach

French regulator imposes 150 million euros ($169m) fine on Googe, and 60m euros fine on Meta, over complexity about refusing…

3 years ago

Google Increases Concessions, Amid CMA Oversight Of Cookie Removal

Google expands data pledges to address concerns of British competition regulator, overseeing tech giant's removal of third-party tracking cookies

3 years ago

ICO To Urge G7 Action On Annoying Cookie Consent Pop-ups

Information Commissioner is urging G7 data protection authorities to tackle the scourge of modern day browsing....cookie pop-ups

3 years ago

UK To Overhaul Data Protection Rules, Targets Cookie Pop-ups

Government to refresh the UK's data protection rules, and poaches New Zealand's Privacy Commissioner to replace outgoing Information Commissioner

3 years ago

Google Won’t Use Other Tools When It Ends Chrome Cookies

Pledge not to build or use third party tools to track web traffic once Google ends tracking cookies in its…

3 years ago

Google Updates Plan To End Cookies In Chrome Browser

Look ma, no cookies. Google says it has made progress in effort to remove third-party cookies from its Chrome web…

3 years ago

Google Faces UK Investigation Over Chrome Cookie Change

The UK's CMA opens investigation of Google’s proposals to remove third-party cookies and other functions from Chrome browser

4 years ago

Google Fined $121 Million By French Watchdog Over Cookies

Stiff financial penalty imposed on Google by French privacy watchdog, which at the time also fined Amazon over advertising cookies

4 years ago

Mozilla Strengthens Privacy With Firefox Lockwise Password Manager

Open source community also bolsters Firefox security with tracking protection set to default

5 years ago

Google Slapped With UK Lawsuit Over Data Gathering

Long rumbling argument over Google tracking Safari users results in mass civil lawsuit against the firm

7 years ago

Cheap ‘Poison Tap’ Tool Hacks Locked Computers

Unattended password-protected or locked PCs or Macs can be hacked with a simple $5 device

8 years ago

Clickjacking Campaign Exploits European Cookie Law

Malwarebytes warns of advertising scam tricking users via the European cookie popup notification

9 years ago

Facebook Backs Down In Cookie Row With Belgian Watchdog

Facebook blinks first in bitter clash Belgian Privacy Watchdog over user tracking cookies

9 years ago

KPMG: 95 Percent of Businesses Not Cookie Law Compliant

The cookie laws are coming, but not many businesses seem to care

12 years ago

Internet Explorer Flaw Allows For Cookie Theft

A security expert has warned that IE has a flaw that allows attackers to steal cookies to access user accounts

13 years ago

Eloqua Prepares For New EU Cookie Law

ePrivacy regulations for website cookie consent has spurred SaaS firm Eloqua to help its customers comply

13 years ago