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Meta later postponed the date of the update to August 9.
The new policy permits the overseas transfer of personal information, collection of location information and other privacy information collection, and users who already gave their consent will be able to access their accounts after the update, according to the notifications, reports Yonhap news agency.
“If any violations of the Personal Information Protection Act are found in the investigation, the commission plans to take active measures to protect users from privacy infringement,” officials said.
Under the domestic privacy protection law, service providers are prohibited from withholding services to users on the grounds that they refuse to give more than the “minimum necessary” level of personal information.
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