Facebook Joins Calif. Pact Governing App Privacy Policies

Law360, New York (June 22, 2012, 2:47 PM ET) -- Facebook Inc. has agreed to follow the California privacy policy standards set out in an agreement signed earlier this year by Google Inc., Apple Inc. and others, extending that agreement's coverage to social media applications, the state's attorney general announced on Friday.

Attorney General Kamala D. Harris said that Facebook has become the seventh company to sign a joint statement of principles requiring mobile device applications that collect personal information to post a privacy policy. The six companies that previously signed the agreement are Google, Apple,...
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