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Commissioner To Release Mobile Guidelines

MOBILE PRIVACY—AUSTRALIA

September 24, 2013

Australian Privacy Commissioner Timothy Pilgrim plans to release new mobile privacy guidelines for app developers next week, and according to IT News Australia, the guidelines will focus on third-party data sharing. Pilgrim has been consulting with industry and advocacy groups since draft guidelines were released last April. Pilgrim noted that app developers can expect more scrutiny of app industry privacy practices from regulators and the marketplace itself, the report states. The new guidelines are expected to be released next Monday.
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