Video: Taro Komukai (Multistakeholder Forum: A New Privacy Framework for Japan)

Multistakeholder Forum: A New Privacy Framework for Japan

Expert Panelist: Taro Komukai (Executive Director, InfoCom Research)

Dr. Taro Komukai is executive director and senior consultant at InfoCom Research in Tokyo, Japan. He received his Ph.D. in Law from Chuo University in 2007. He is also a visiting associate professor in the Graduate School of Information and Telecommunications Studies at Waseda University in Tokyo. His research interests include privacy, information security, secrecy of communications and other issues associated with digitalization and the Internet.

The Keio International Project for the Internet & Society (KICIS) organized a conference to promote discussion on the future of privacy on the Internet in Japan. The conference brought experts on privacy concerns from abroad as well as multistakeholder representatives from various social and economic sectors in Japan. Discussion will focus on their questions, concerns and expectations regarding the new framework on privacy currently being drafted within the Japanese government.

Read the event report to learn more.