All of us are familiar with the cookie consent pop-ups that often greet us as we enter many websites. These requests for personal information storage were introduced as a way of complying with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This was a European Union ruling.
As the UK is no longer part of the EU, the government plans to reshape the UK’s data laws including the use of consent pop-ups. With many web users frustrated by the constant need to click “accept” on cookie banners every time they visit a new site, this could prove a popular move.