Multistakeholder Forum: A New Privacy Framework for Japan
Multistakeholder Forum: Yoichiro Itakura (Hikari Sogoh Law Offices)
Yoichiro Itakura is a member of the Japan Federation of Bar Associations, Dai-ni Tokyo Bar Association, and Japan Lawyer’s Political Association. Graduated from Keio University, Mr. Itakura received his Masters in Informatics from Kyoto University, and doctorate at Keio University Law School. He specializes in Consumer Affairs, and Personal Information Protection.
Mr. Itakura works as an associate attorney at law for the Hikari Sogoh Law Offices. Member of the Information Processing Society, The Information Network Law Association, Japan Law and Economics Association, The Japan Association for Social Economic Systems Studies, and Law and Computers Association of Japan.
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.