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Japan to introduce privacy-protection rules to global platform companies' communications services

By Sachiko Sakamaki
  • 15 Mar 2021 02:01
  • 21 Mar 2021 20:04
From next month, global digital platforms providing communication services — such as Google, Facebook and Apple — are expected to regulated by new Japanese telecom rules that will protect the secrecy of users’ communications. Under the amended Telecommunications Business Act, foreign corporations will become accountable to the telecom regulator, and will face

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