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Pilgrim "Monitoring Future Developments"

SOCIAL NETWORKING—AUSTRALIA

October 7, 2011

Privacy Commissioner Timothy Pilgrim said this week he will not conduct a full investigation of Facebook's alleged post-logout tracking of users, The Australian reports. Pilgrim explored the issue when first raised last week but declined to look further as Facebook said it had fixed the problem, the report states. "On 26 September 2011, I was alerted to concerns about Facebook tracking users with cookies after they had logged out of the site. Our office contacted Facebook and I understand it has rectified this issue," Pilgrim said, adding, that he "will be monitoring future developments."
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