Formal GDPR complaint against IAB Europe’s “cookie wall” and GDPR consent guidance


Dr Johnny Ryan filed a formal complaint with the Irish Data Protection Commission against IAB Europe, the tracking industry’s primary lobbying organization. The complaint was filed against IAB Europe’s use of an unlawful “cookie wall” on its website. Visitors to IAB Europe’s website,, are forced to accept tracking by Google, Facebook, and others, which may then monitor them.

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