‘Planet49 CJEU Judgment brings some “Cookie Consent” Certainty to Planet Online Tracking’

“The Court of Justice of the European Union published yesterday its long-awaited judgment in the Planet49 case, referred by a German Court in proceedings initiated by a non-governmental consumer protection organization representing the participants to an online lottery. It dealt with questions which should have been clarified long time ago, after Article 5(3) was introduced in Directive 2002/58 (the ‘ePrivacy Directive’) by an amendment from 2009, with Member States transposing and then applying its requirements anachronistically …” (more)

[G Zanfir-Fortuna, pdpEcho, 3 October]

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