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Japan weighs tighter protections on internet user data

Government panel considers requiring consent for use of cookies for individuals

A Japanese government panel is working to strengthen personal data protection rules and trying to balance user privacy with businesses' desire to develop better products.

TOKYO -- The Japanese government will revise a law on personal data protection and introduce new rules on how companies can analyze personal information, Nikkei has learned.

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