On December 18, 2012, the Information Commissioner’s Office (“ICO”) released an enforcement report (the “Report”) on the extent of compliance with recent changes to UK law governing the use of cookies (The Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011). The ICO previously issued an interim report on organizations’ attempts to achieve compliance, in which it concluded that organizations “must try harder” with their cookie compliance efforts.
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On May 27, 2011, class action complaints were filed in the Northern District of California against so-called group texting services, alleging that the services violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act by sending text messages without first obtaining the recipients’ consent.

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