Aug 172009
 
 August 17, 2009  Posted by  Featured News, Non-U.S., Online

Facebook has submitted its proposal to the Canadian Privacy Commissioner to bring Facebook into compliance with Canada’s privacy law. Although they revealed few details publicly, The Financial Post reports that:

the company proposed a number of updates to its Statement of Rights and Responsibilities with several changes which may address some of the concerns contained in the privacy commissioner’s report.

In one section which speaks directly to third party developers creating applications for the Facebook platform, Facebook proposed changing a section which reads: “You will only use the data you receive for your application, and will only use it in connection with Facebook.”

The new section reads: “You will only request data you need to operate your application.”

Developers will also now be required to make it clear to users the data they plan to use and how they “will use, display or share that data.”

Read more in The Financial Post.

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