Category Archives: Ranting and Raving

A place for me to be more personal in my blog and to Rant about thing I don’t like and Rave about the fantastic things I see

Too many download buttons

Take a moment to read before you click download or you could get something unexpected! Have you noticed when downloading software from some sites (particularly freeware or library sites) that the real download button is getting harder to find? Here is an example from cnet where there are three download






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Updated guidance on change to the EU cookie law

The ICO has release some helpful updates and clarifications on how to comply with the EU cookie law, the most important being that implied consent can be valid. It’s a very important clarification as it answers the impossible question for website owners of “what if my visitor does not say






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EU Cookie law – almost here!

I’ve been wondering why this change to the law has me so frustrated when there are so many that don’t even make me blink? The conflict I am having is because I want to comply with this law, but I can’t find a way that is not going to hurt






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BT’s approach to EU cookie compliance

While checking my online bill I found that BT.com is my first site that has a nice solution to the EU cookie law.  This may not be completely compliant since it asks for permission after setting cookies but it does give all the options and information that you need to






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EU Cookie Law

Your website will soon be illegal due to  legislation originating in the EU that will come into force in the UK at the end of May 2011. The legislation is intended to give us all more protection on the internet by limiting the type of cookies that can be used






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Unsocial Media practices

OK this is just my bit of a rant and rave about how annoyed I am that there are so many people out there who will take anything and try to exploit it. Social media is ideally about building relationships and trying to form genuine connections with others. While there






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