IT Security: Go easy on the cookies
New EU legislation means it's more important than ever to understand how cookies actually work, writes Dave Boland.
Anyone who was around in the 1980s will remember the EU (or EEC as it was at the time) for its wine lake and butter mountain. The Europeans have maintained their food fixation with the Cookie Directive 2011, though Sesame Street's Cookie Monster will not be too bothered by this particular piece of legislation.
Instead of trying to standardise the size and shape of chocolate chips (there are probably other laws for that), the Cookie Directive...
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