In keeping with trends seen among active enforcers around the world, Japan is ramping up digital platform regulation with a toolkit that includes a mix of data privacy, competition, and consumer protection considerations.
Japan’s most recent efforts are a draft bill proposing a new platform regulation to ensure transparent and fair dealing with users and vendors on digital platforms. Continue reading “Japan ramping up digital platform regulation with mixed toolkit”
Two month ago, plans to ramp up regulation of the digital economy under competition, privacy, and consumer protection laws looked like a head-first dive into the deep end of the pool. Now, as governments focus on keeping people safe and markets stable, a spotlight has been cast on the role of technology in our lives and economies. What might the coronavirus crisis mean for the future of tech regulation when restrictions subside and a new normal emerges? Continue reading “Coronavirus and tech regulation in a new normal”