Facebook Looks To Ease Aussie Regulator’s Privacy Concerns

Law360, New York (December 17, 2012, 6:10 PM EST) -- Facebook Inc. assured Australia's data protection regulator on Monday that the site's most recent changes to its privacy and governance policies would not permit advertisers to target specific users based on sensitive personal information or allow future revisions to be made secretly.

In a letter to Australian Privacy Commissioner Timothy Pilgrim, the social networking site vowed that policy revisions — which were announced Nov. 23 and went into effect on Dec. 11 after less than 30 percent of users voted on the changes — would not...
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