Was the EU ePrivacy Regulation law subject to prior testing? ePrivacy was introdued in 2009 and updated in 2017. A key goal was:
The new rule will streamline the overload of consent requests for internet users and be more user-friendly, as browser settings will provide for an easy way to accept or refuse tracking cookies and other identifiers.
An early research paper found an increase of 16% in consent request forms on 6500 websites in June 2018.
What pilot testing and research was done to assess the best way to implement the streamlined and user friendly web tracking consent forms?