Topics: Professor Jun Murai Introduces Abe Administration’s New IT Strategy
Currently, debate on the implications of these new technologies and services are occurring within APEC and ASEAN as well as in bilateral contexts, but are slowed by the diversity of economic and political systems in the region. What mechanisms and tools are available to foster greater collaboration within Asia? Is there an opportunity — or risk for an emerging Asian consensus that will differ in some respects from that in the US and Europe or will the region follow trends and policies established elsewhere?
Professor Abu Bakar Munir is an internationally renowned scholar, expert and consultant on ICT law and data protection law. He was the Dean of the Faculty of Law at the University of Malaya, Malaysia. Currently, he is a Professor at the Faculty of Law and an Associate Fellow at the University Of Malaya Malaysian Centre Of Regulatory Studies (UMCoRS).
Professor Munir was appointed the Adviser to the Government of Malaysia on data protection law in 2007 and was instrumental in crafting and the passing of the Personal Data Protection Act of 2010.