Data Privacy & Security Data Privacy & Security

LINE expected to face action from Japan's privacy regulator

By Sachiko Sakamaki
  • 18 Mar 2021 04:56
  • 21 Mar 2021 19:59
Japan’s most popular social media company LINE, under fire for allowing data access from China, is likely to face administrative guidance from the nation's privacy regulator, MLex has learned. Legally questionable practices by the operator of Japan's most popular message application has sparked social uproar and political criticism, amid rising concerns about China’s

To view the latest version of this document and thousands of others like it, sign-in to MLex or register for a free trial.

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.

Discover MLex

Stay on top of global regulatory developments

TAKE A FREE TRIAL

Latest News