The long-running saga of the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulation changes (the legislation which covers specifics around cookies, electronic marketing and the use of communications and metadata) continues...its all proving a little painful. It should have come in at the same time as GDPR (yes that was nearly 18 months ago).

The latest compromise draft has been rejected and it will be back to the drawing board in 2020. There isn't one single issue that is causing the blockage but rather various criticisms which center on it not being strict enough in terms of privacy protection.