Yes. I'm not even European, and I'm perfectly fine with this.
Ask me to track me. If I like you, your web site, or your content, then sure. I'll give you a little personal data.
just because we don’t currently have solutions doesn’t mean they aren’t out there. i guarantee my 5 second developer definitely not UX idea is the LEAST that a real UX professional will come up with, when pushed
*EDIT: and yes this kind of cookie is okay with GDPR because it’s not tracking a “data subject”... it’s maybe a broad timestamp (the day you first accessed the site), and a counter for the number of articles/site loads... you don’t have to ask for this permission, because you can’t track someone with it
This way, no information about the client is sent to the server at all.
>Ask me to track me. If I like you, your web site, or your content, then sure. I'll give you a little personal data.
This should be a setting you choose in your browser and the rest of us (> 99%) should be able to ignore.
We could even call it "DNT", for "Do Not Track".
But the little personal data you mention is not only given to them but to 224 different ad networks. Most of them make it impossible or difficult to opt out.
You are asking them for the website. They are asking for your data in return which your browser provides because that's how it is configured. Your browser could simply refuse at any point.