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Website showing identities of bankrupt individuals targeted by Japanese privacy commission

By Sachiko Sakamaki
  • 28 Jul 2020 23:02
  • 30 Jul 2020 21:30
A website showing the personal information of bankrupt individuals has been targeted for enforcement by the Japanese privacy commission. The operator of the site may face the commission’s first cease order.
Nikkei newspaper reported today that the Personal Information Protection Commission, or PPC, is ready to issue its first cease

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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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