Australian website privacy policies need overhaul: experts

Regulation may be the only way to improve website privacy policies according to former Australian Privacy Commissioner, Malcolm Crompton.Speaking at the Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit in Sydney, Crompton was responding to the results of a privacy sweep by current Commissioner, Timothy Pilgrim, which found that nearly 50 per cent of website privacy policies were difficult to read. On average, policies were over 2600 words long.

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