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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

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Sachiko Sakamaki

Senior Correspondent, Tokyo

Sachiko covers antitrust, mergers and acquisitions, privacy and data security, as well as patent disputes related to connected cars. She has an undergraduate degree from Waseda University in Tokyo and a master's degree in communications from United States International (now Alliant International) University in California. She previously worked as a journalist for Time magazine, the Far Eastern Economic Review, Bloomberg News, and the Washington Post in Japan.

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