Australian Watchdog Unveils Mobile App Privacy Guidance

Law360, New York (October 1, 2013, 8:54 PM EDT) -- The Australian privacy regulator on Monday offered mobile app developers guidance about how to avoid running afoul of the country's privacy laws, saying companies should strive to shorten their privacy policies and build protections into their products from the outset.

Citing widespread concerns from consumers about how mobile apps use their data, the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner released “Mobile privacy: a better practice guide for mobile app developers” in an effort to help mobile app developers embed better privacy practices into their products and...
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