publication . Other literature type . Article . 2010

The Development Of Japanese Data Protection

Andrew A. Adams; Kiyoshi Murata; Yohko Orito;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jan 2010
  • Publisher: Zenodo
In 2003, Japan enacted its first private-sector data protection legislation, complementing the concurrent update of the public-sector regulations. The publicly stated goal of the Japanese government was to support trade with Europe by providing suitably strong protection to qualify for European data-export approval. In this paper we examine the internal social and political pressures that led to the adoption of apparently strong private-sector data protection, despite prior long resistance to such a move. The pressures we have identified include direct and indirect effects of Japanese economic difficulties since the early 1990s, media pressure to update public-s...
free text keywords: privacy, data protection, Japan, Business, Private sector, Law, Legislation, Data Protection Act 1998, Kanji, Politics, Government, International trade, business.industry
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Other literature type . 2010
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Article . 2010
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Other literature type . 2010
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