The Swedish Government has introduced a banner on their website asking visitors to explicitly accept having cookies placed on their website (click on the image to make it larger).
It sure ain’t pretty, and will probably have the same catastrophic effect on the Google Analytics data they collect that the ICO, in the UK, experienced when they introduced something similar. Will the last analyst left in the building please turn the lights off when they leave….
Update: And here’s something similar from Uppsala kommun:
and here’s another Swedish site bearing a similar banner (I’ve chosen the English version here) msb.se: