GDPR Hall of Shame

Not only polygon/vox directs you to change browser settings to opt out, the popup never goes away...

@GDPRHallOfShame On mobile devices, they cover up to 4/5th of the screen on some sites (I had a case where between their fixed-positioned header and that fixed-positioned footer you couldn't see more than a single line of text).

Wouldn't that provide some space for a second button, saying "No, keep your cookies to yourself, I'm on a diet"?

@IzzyOnDroid they clearly do not want you to easily opt out as that would rob them from their revenue. However it would be the right thing to do, and as journalism depends on ethics, the fact that they don't makes me seriously doubt their journalistic integrity.

@GDPRHallOfShame I would count that as a violation of GDPR – as effectivly they demand your agreement or else you cannot use their site (at least not when that stupid overlay blocks more than 2/3 of the screen) – and that connection is not permitted.

@IzzyOnDroid AIUI they start tracking before you click accept which is also a violation, but I have to confirm that with the DevTools first.

@GDPRHallOfShame I think I read that already somewhere. For sure several Android apps do so, as security expert @kuketzblog found out in his PEN tests.

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