This is a minor update to go along side the previous post (Read Part 1). At time of writing I have man flu so I apologise if it doesn't make much sense.
Over the last week I've had a limited amount of time to test out the ASP.net server side analytics code, and in short I've had mixed results. The following isn't set in stone but is what I've discovered so far.
In the UK websites have until May 2012 to "get their house in order", but as with most things we as a nation are leaving it till the last minute in the hope someone will put their hand up and say "this is silly, lets scrap the idea" but that's not really likely to happen is it. Do you dare doing nothing in the risk of a potential fine? I know I don't have £500k spare just in case they want to make an example.
If you visit the ICO website (www.ico.gov.uk) they block Google Analytics until you accept their cookie. That's as clear a statement as you would ever need on their stance to tracking.
Updated April: Visit my Cookie Free Analytics site and download the V18.104.22.168 core source code.