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U.S., Japan commit to implement, expand APEC data flow, privacy rules

October 19, 2016 at 11:31 AM
The U.S and Japan have refreshed their commitment to implement and expand Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation forum rules on data protection and privacy to enhance cross-border data flows and boost trade and commerce, according to an Oct. 19 Commerce Department press release. The announcement comes following an Oct. 19 meeting between acting assistant Secretary of Commerce for industry and analysis Ted Dean and Secretary General Mari Sonoda of Japan’s Personal Information Protection Commission. “The [APEC Cross Border Privacy Rules] system...

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