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MySpace Creates New CPO Post


May 4, 2010

Social networking service MySpace has promoted its vice president of business and legal affairs to its newly created chief privacy officer position, VentureBeat reports. Jennifer Mardosz will now be responsible for managing the risks and business impacts of privacy laws and policies for MySpace, the report states. And just as MySpace was announcing the creation of its new CPO post, rival social networking site Facebook's former CPO was criticizing the company's new "instant personalization" program. Chris Kelly, who is now running for California Attorney General, wrote, "I strongly encourage Facebook to structure all its programs to allow Facebook users to give permission before their information is shared with third parties."
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