Dec 082010
 December 8, 2010  Posted by  Non-U.S., Online

Martyn Williams reports:

Facebook is in breach of South Korean data privacy laws and needs to do a better job of getting consent from users when getting their personal information, a South Korean regulator said Wednesday.[…]

The U.S.-based company has 30 days to respond to the complaint, the KCC said.

Article 22 of South Korea’s “Act on Promotion of Information and Communication Network Utilization and Information Protection” states: “If an information and communications service provider intends to gather user personal information, they shall obtain user consent.”

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