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2011-04-17 07:07:15

The United Kingdom's government accepted European regulations on the use of web-tracking technology by businesses, but said it will not be enforced at the onset. The regulations are expected to be passed by the UK Parliament in time for the EU deadline May 25. However, businesses will not be required to obey the new rules, at least for a while, according to the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) on Friday. A DCMS spokesman told ZDNet UK that the technical solutions aren't...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.