It’s hard enough to comply with data protection legislation across Europe, and this situation is made worse by the complexity of some laws. A recent article by lawyers Osborne Clark describes how the European Commission has confirmed that German legislation does meet the requirements of the ePrivacy Directive, but does not clarify the situation. The German regulators have described the law as “hardly enforceable”, whilst the lawyers at Osborne Clark are forced to offer three alternative strategies for dealing with the law.