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EU orders 8 nations to adopt legislation on spam and cookies

by Donna Buenaventura / April 1, 2004 3:09 PM PST

The European Union ordered eight countries Thursday to enact privacy legislation governing "spam" e-mail and Internet "cookies."

It was the second warning sent to the countries, which have two months to comply or face lawsuits before the European Court of Justice.

Since the initial warning was sent last November, Sweden has enacted the legislation, but Belgium, Germany, Greece, France, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Portugal and Finland have not.

http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&ncid=1212&e=10&u=/ap/20040401/ap_on_hi_te/eu_spam&sid=95573501

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