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Discussion on: Why can't browsers natively handle cookie consent?

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Andrew McCombe

It's the legal responsibility of the website owner to ensure cookie legislation is acquired from the visitor and not the browser vendor.

Moving this to the browser is impractical due to the sheer number of browsers and versions.

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Sheer number of browsers and versions? If you take the latest version of each, it must be about 50 max (see - vs the sheer number of websites (millions if not billions) going about this their own way with their own interpretation of the law(s)... Feels like putting it at browser level is by far the most sensible option - they can enforce the rules that way, and make sure that websites are compliant.