Japanese antimonopoly watchdog drafts guidelines to regulate IT giants

Business Jul 17, 2019

Japanese antimonopoly watchdog drafts guidelines to regulate IT giants

The Fair Trade Commission has drafted guidelines stipulating that it can consider cases where information technology giants obtain personal data without consent as violations of the country's antimonopoly law, it was learned Tuesday. The antimonopoly watchdog will shortly compile a final draft of the guidelines ...

Business Dec 19, 2018

Japan aims to create international data exchange zone

The government on Wednesday hammered out a plan to create an "international data circulation zone," where countries recognized for protecting individual and industrial information can freely exchange such data with each other. The plan was adopted at a meeting of a government task force set ...