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Friday, July 23, 2010
Australian Privacy Commissioner appointed
Timothy Pilgrim, Deputy Privacy Commissioner since 1998, was appointed Australian Privacy Commissioner on 19 July, replacing Karen Curtis, and offered these thoughts on the challenges ahead.