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LINE didn't tell Japanese officials about overseas servers, third-party investigation finds

By Toko Sekiguchi
  • 14 Jun 2021 03:27
  • 14 Jun 2021 20:04
LINE, Japan’s largest messenger app, kept from Japanese government officials the fact that it stored images uploaded by Japanese users on South Korean servers, according to an interim report published by the independent inspection committee on the company’s data scandal.
“In LINE’s dealings with public agencies, explanations about data storage

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Toko Sekiguchi

Senior Correspondent, Tokyo

Toko is a senior correspondent in Tokyo covering antitrust, anti-bribery & corruption, financial services and regulatory issues in Japan. Before joining MLex, she has worked as a journalist for The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones News, Bloomberg News and Time Magazine.

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