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Bankruptcy website operator faces cease order from Japanese privacy regulator for data misuse

By Sachiko Sakamaki
  • 03 Nov 2022 04:41
  • 03 Nov 2022 04:41
An unidentified operator of a bankruptcy website received a cease order last night from the Japanese privacy commission. The Personal Information Protection Commission, or PPC, ordered the offender to suspend the disclosure of the personal information of bankrupt individuals, which is a violation of the personal-information protection law that now prohibits personal-data misuse.

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