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Pre-Checked Boxes Not Valid for Cookie Consent, EU Court Says

Bloomberg Law

21 Mar 2019

The EU advocate general took a preliminary step ahead of a court ruling on cookies and offered an opinion that states that websites cannot use pre-checked consent boxes to get users' permission to place cookies on their browsers. The bloc's top court also said in this preliminary, non-binding opinion that users can’t consent to cookies via ticked boxes. Of counsel in Morrison & Foerster’s Privacy & Data Security practice Alja Poler de Zwart is quoted.

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