On Sun, Jun 3, 2012 at 11:26 PM, Matijn Woudt <tijn...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 3, 2012 at 11:21 PM, Ashley Sheridan
> <a...@ashleysheridan.co.uk> wrote:
>> Al <n...@ridersite.org> wrote:
>>>Disabled cookies use to be a problem years ago.  What's your experience
>>>these days.
>>>I need it for my session ID. As I read the docs, the old method of
>>>appending it
>>>to the URL is a security issue.
>>>I can obviously save the ID in a temp file which can be read by all the
>>>needing it.
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>> There is a new law been passed in the UK that makes non-essential cookies 
>> opt-in only, so you must get permission in order to use them.
>> That said, session cookies are a bit of a grey area. If your site relies on 
>> them to function, then they're ok. If they're used purely for tracking, they 
>> need to be made opt-in. Everything between is, like I said, grey.
>> Thanks,
>> Ash
>> http://ashleysheridan.co.uk
> A little correction on the above: This law applies to the whole EU, not only 
> UK.
> - Matijn

BTW, There's a website [1] that has all the information and even a
tool for checking what your site does with cookies.

- Matijn

[1] http://www.cookielaw.org/

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