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Japan to give internet users more control of their browsing data

Third parties will have to get user consent before they can buy information

Website operators will have to provide users a way to guard their browsing data from third parties under new rules Japan's communications ministry intends to write. (Photo by Yuki Kohara) 

TOKYO -- The Japanese government will require that website operators give internet users a way to keep their browsing data out of the hands of third parties as it moves to address growing privacy and security concerns, Nikkei has learned.

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