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Self-regulating Big Tech may have limitations, Japanese digital panel says

By Sachiko Sakamaki
  • 09 Nov 2023 11:10
  • 09 Nov 2023 23:55
An examination of the way Big Tech companies deal with smaller Japanese businesses under a platform-to-business law has found limitations in the reporting of self-preferencing.
The regulated companies' voluntary measures are being examined by monitoring panel members of the Japanese industry ministry.

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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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