Japan's ruling party proposes new legislation to strengthen regulation on IT companies

Monday 22 April 2019 | 09:38 CET | News
Japan's ruling party has urged the government to consider a new law that would force technology giants such as Amazon and Google to disclose their contract terms with vendors to the authorities. The measure seeks to address concerns that IT firms are exerting undue pressure on sellers, Japan Today reports. The set of proposals compiled by the Liberal Democratic Party headed by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe urged the government to require tech giants, including Facebook and Apple, to clarify the rules of transactions and to notify vendors in advance when they intend to make changes.

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Categories: IT
Companies: Amazon / Apple / Facebook / Google / Yahoo / Yahoo Japan
Countries: Japan
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