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Privacy risks for school children emerge, following Japanese government's campaign to digitalize education

By Sachiko Sakamaki
  • 05 Apr 2024 08:31
  • 05 Apr 2024 08:31
Japan’s education ministry is pushing to align schools’ data usage with the country’s data-protection law, after an effort to bring digital-technology to Japanese students sparked concerns that some children using government-issued computer tablets may have had their privacy violated.
The ministry has announced its revised notice on educational-data use to

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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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