My Number ID notices yet to reach 24% of Japan households

Dec 2, 2015

My Number ID notices yet to reach 24% of Japan households

Mail informing residents in Japan of their 12-digit number under the new My Number identification system has yet to be delivered to 23.7 percent of the country’s 56.84 million households as of the end of November, according to Japan Post Co. The new system ...

Lower House OKs bills on accessing customer, banking data

/ May 21, 2015

Lower House OKs bills on accessing customer, banking data

The Lower House approved legislation Thursday that would, if enacted, enable the government to access citizens’ bank deposit records and loosen the rules around how companies use personal customer information. The legislation comprises two bills. The first is an amendment to the law on ...