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APPA Forum Summary

DATA PROTECTION—ASIA PACIFIC

December 9, 2011

The Office of the Victorian Privacy Commissioner hosted the 36th Asia Pacific Privacy Authorities (APPA) forum last week in Melbourne. According to a summary of the meeting on the Privacy Victoria website, participants discussed international privacy developments, credit reporting reforms and information access concerns, and heard from experts on such topics as cloud computing and biometrics. Members also discussed privacy enforcement and the potential for more future collaboration in this area. Hong Kong's Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data will host the next APPA forum in June 2012.
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