The Australian: Responsibility for users’ comments not automatic: IAB

Posted by IAB Australia On July 23, 2013 Media Releases

Publication – The Australian , Sam Yorke, 23 July 2013

When we launched a best practice guideline for moderating user comments on social media platforms earlier this week we hoped to stimulate some debate around industry self-regulation and how businesses should sensibly approach this emerging issue. There’s no doubt we’ve done that, but in the process there has been some FUD – fear, uncertainty and doubt – and even some name calling, so let’s set the record straight on the facts from a legal standpoint.

IAB is wholeheartedly supportive of the self-regulatory framework surrounding advertising and marketing in Australia.

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IAB Australia is the peak trade association for online advertising in Australia. As one of over 43 IAB offices globally and with a rapidly growing membership, the role of the IAB is to support sustainable and diverse investment in digital advertising across all platforms in Australia.