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Nikkei staff writers August 20, 2018 02:05 JST | Japan
TOKYO -- Japan is moving to block companies seen at risk of data leaks from bidding for government contracts as the country migrates computer systems to the cloud.
The action comes as concern rises worldwide about the tech industry's relationship with foreign governments, particularly China's.
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