November 19, 2003

The National Police Agency
Ministry of Public Management,
Home Affairs,
Posts and Telecommunications
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry



MPHPT, METI, and NPSC seek research and development information on technology concerning access control functions



The National Public Safety Commission, MPHPT Minister, and Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) Minister make official announcements on the status of research and development concerning access control functions, as specified in the regulations in article 7-1 of the Law Concerning Prohibition of Illegal Access to Computer Systems (Unauthorized Access law) which was enacted in August 1999.

Information is being sought on research and development for inclusion in the announced documentation, and the information that is received will be included in the documentation announced by the three government bodies in order to contribute to the implementation of unauthorized access countermeasures.


For details refer to the Japanese web site
http://www.soumu.go.jp/s-news/2003/031119_3.html

For further information about this press release, please contact:

International Policy Division, International Affairs Department
Telecommunications Bureau
Ministry of Public Management, Home Affairs,
Posts and Telecommunications
Tel: (03) 5253-5920 Fax: (03) 5253-5924
feedback_e-telecom@soumu.go.jp