Public disgrace: 82% of EU govt websites stalked by Google adtech cookies – report

Public disgrace: 82% of EU govt websites stalked by Google adtech cookies – report

This post was originally published on another site. Plus: UK health service sites contain commercial trackers All but three of the European Union member states’ government websites are littered with undisclosed adtech trackers from Google and other firms, with many piggy-backing on third-party scripts, according to an analysis of almost 200,000 webpages. The report (PDF), published today by Cookiebot in collaboration with civil rights association European Digital Rights (EDRi), scanned 184,683 EU government webpages on 11 and 12 March to assess the cookies on each. It found that there were 112 companies slurping up information on EU citizens’ browsing habits...

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Public disgrace: 82% of EU govt websites stalked by Google adtech cookies – report

Public disgrace: 82% of EU govt websites stalked by Google adtech cookies – report

This post was originally published on another site. Plus: UK health service sites contain commercial trackers All but three of the European Union member states’ government websites are littered with undisclosed adtech trackers from Google and other firms, with many piggy-backing on third-party scripts, according to an analysis of almost 200,000 webpages. The report (PDF), published today by Cookiebot in collaboration with civil rights association European Digital Rights (EDRi), scanned 184,683 EU government webpages on 11 and 12 March to assess the cookies on each. It found that there were 112 companies slurping up information on EU citizens’ browsing habits...

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