Information Commissioner's Office
Most government websites are likely to miss a deadline for allowing visitors to opt out of receiving cookies in their browsers, it's emerged.
All websites in the UK were given until May 26 to introduce privacy procedures that would allow users to give their consent to being recognised and tracked by cookies.
The ICO’s website has been taken offline by a DDoS attack – apparently, by ‘hacktivists’ who have somehow connected it with the Leveson enquiry.
The Society of IT Management’s (Socitm) publishing arm Socitm Insight has launched a new service to help owners of public sector websites with the recently introduced EU cookie directive.