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· July, 2013

Stories about Japan from July, 2013

23 July 2013

Japanese Railway to Sell Customers’ E-Ticket Data

Japan's largest railway company has decided to sell non-identifying data on its commuters to third-party companies. Though technically legal, some see the move as an invasion of privacy.

18 July 2013

Foreign Words Invade Traditional Japanese

A 71-year-old man is suing Japan's public broadcaster because he is literally lost in translation, in his very own country.

9 July 2013

Former Fukushima Plant Manager Passes Away

Club-Goers Rebel Against Japan's Dance Regulation

Club goers across Japan are rebelling against an antiquated law that requires public venues to acquire a license for dancing or face raids, arrests and closures.

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