Finally, UK government inaction over Phorm is seeing consequences
Writing about web page http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2010/oct/01/eu-online-privacy
Most of you probably will have no idea what Phorm is. What is Phorm? It's a near-insolvent US company which used to specialise in making money from spyware and which turned its attentions to targeted advertising based on monitoring browser habits.
The short of it is that the EU is fed up with UK inaction with regards to obeying EC Privacy Directives and is now taking the UK to the European Court of Justice.
(Source: The Guardian)