Personal Information Protection Commission
The Personal Information Protection Commission (個人情報保護委員会 Kojin jōhō hogo iinkai, PPC) is a Japanese government commission charged with the protection of personal information. It was established on January 1, 2016 to replaces the Specific Personal Information Protection Commission. The commission consisted of eight commissioners and a chairperson appointed by the Prime Minister with the consent of the National Diet. The number of commission members was increased from the initial four to eight in February 2016.
- 「個人情報保護委員会」への改組(平成 28 年 1 月 1 日)についてNovember 30, 2015 Retrieved March 31, 2016 (in Japanese)
- PIPC website About Us - Commission Retrieved March 31, 2016
- Japan to add 40 officials for cybersecurity Japan Times Retrieved March 31, 2016
- Official website (in English)