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Japan's Cops Are Getting Smarter, but Only Some of Them »

From my column in Japan Inc.: I was on the National Police Agency (NPA) study group committee that put together the recent unauthorized access bill. Next item on the Net security blotter was the Ministry of Justice's wiretap bill, clearing the Diet on August 12, likely as the result of pressure from the U.S. What the Japanese Diet did not understand when deliberating the bill is that we are no longer in the days of analog wires, tapes, and headphones....
Whiplash by Joi Ito and Jeff Howe
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