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What UX solutions are there for the EU cookie legislation?

The EU cookie legislation http://www.out-law.com/page-10510 is rightly or wrongly are being introduced, there has been much negative comment from both legal and technical commentators - that said it ...
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What are best practices when setting session expiration for a site's login?

We recently did a survey for our website, and one of the main complaints we received is that our customers are getting logged out and need to log back in. We have a 15 minute expiration set currently ...
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Phrasing of persisted but tenuously editable data

Background Users can use a web app to submit content without having to create an account (similar to pastebin, imgur, and jsfiddle). If the site's cookie is cleared, they can no longer edit ...
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disable ALL cookie warnings [closed]

What might be an effective way to universally block or auto-accept all cookie warning banners before the web browser shows them? Eg. Does a userscript (Greasefire/Tampermonkey) exist find and thwart ...
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UK Cookie Law in 2014. Is it dead? [closed]

I'm reading lots of conflicting things about the cookie law - the law itself seems to still but intact but lots of people blogging that it's 'dead'. We're about to launch a new site. Do i still need ...
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Is it appropriate to rely on cookies for any non trivial site actions in practice?

Some approaches of creating a distributed fault tolerant site are much easier when relying on enabled cookies at the user side. How bad is in practice to rely on enabled cookies for user logging in ...