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bio website simonholywell.com
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Zend certified lead developer at Mosaic in Brighton with a passion for web application development and motorcycles.

I have written a book! Functional Programming in PHP.

Any code samples that I have written and include on stackoverflow are Unlicensed and intended for the public domain.


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comment Why is the EU cookie directive causing so much excitement?
@Lèsemajesté don't panic! :) After reading the directives myself I have come to the conclusion that session cookies will be allowable should this come into force. I still disagree with your assessment of digest authentication however and suggest you read berenddeboer.net/rest/authentication.html
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answered Google Analytics and the EU cookie directive. Who will fall foul of the law? Google or the developer?
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comment Google Analytics and the EU cookie directive. Who will fall foul of the law? Google or the developer?
thanks for your contribution to this question and for putting something out there freely available to help webmasters and stimulate debate. Like @Nick I reckon it would be great if you could share some of the actual communication you have had with the ICO. I have emailed ICO with a URL to this question and asked for their input as well BTW.
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comment Google Analytics and the EU cookie directive. Who will fall foul of the law? Google or the developer?
What makes them first party cookies? GA is a third party service so therefore surely any cookie set by it is a third party cookie.
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