July 10, 2002

Ministry of Public Management,
Home Affairs,
Posts and Telecommunications

MPHPT appoints designated body to determine appropriateness of sending specified email messages



The MPHPT today appointed the JAPAN DATA COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION (Director: TANI Masahito) as the designated body that will undertake the work of determining the appropriateness of sending specified email messages, based on Article 13-1 of a law (2002 LAW No.26) on topics including the appropriateness of sending specified email messages.

   For details refer to the Japanese web site
   http://www.soumu.go.jp/s-news/2002/020710_3.html

Please refer questions concerning this press release to:

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