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Operator of bankruptcy website under Japanese privacy regulator's watch for further action

By Sachiko Sakamaki
  • 27 Jul 2022 10:35
  • 27 Jul 2022 10:38
The unidentified operator of a Japanese website that shows the identities and location of bankrupted individuals on a map is being urged by the Japanese privacy commission to stop providing the illegal data. A week after the Personal Information Protection Commission, or PPC, issued the operator with a corrective recommendation, the

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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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