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In Australia, Even Private Facebook Photos Are Public 71

Posted by timothy
from the all-nimbly-pimbly dept.
littlekorea writes "Australia's telecommunications regulator has ruled that one of the country's largest broadcasters, Channel 7, did not breach the industry code of conduct by lifting photos of deceased persons and minors from social networking site Facebook. Significantly, the regulator noted that it doesn't have the legal authority to crack down on broadcasters that lift material tagged as 'private,' looking to the Attorney General to provide some legal clarity."
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In Australia, Even Private Facebook Photos Are Public

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