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Breakdown of EU-US data deal raises Japan's concerns about impact on its data-flow review with EU

By Sachiko Sakamaki
  • 16 Sep 2020 01:10
  • 16 Sep 2020 01:10
As Japan’s data-transfer deal with the EU approaches its first review four months from now, Japanese privacy specialists and regulators are alarmed about the impact of the landmark European court decision nullifying the EU-US Privacy Shield.
Japan’s efforts over the past two years to provide stronger privacy protections by amending

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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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