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Shroff's Office Launches Facebook Page for Outreach

ONLINE PRIVACY—NEW ZEALAND

May 11, 2012

In a Q&A on Facebook, New Zealand Privacy Commissioner Marie Shroff discusses key messages for New Zealanders. It's clear there is still some "naivety" about what is private and what is not when it comes to social networking, says Shroff. The Office of the Privacy Commissioner recently launched its own Facebook page in order to "engage more with people--hear their concerns and answer their queries," Shroff says, adding that people "need to be aware of their privacy rights." Asked what her top privacy tip would be, Shroff says, "Password, password, password--make them strong, have different passwords for your different accounts, and change them every so often."
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