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Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) revised the Rules for Electronic Commerce and Information Goods Transactions, etc..

In July 2018, METI revised the Rules for electronic commerce and information goods transactions, etc..

The purpose of these Rules is to clarify the application of relevant laws and regulations to various legal issues relating to electronic commerce, such as internet shopping, and information goods transactions, such as digital content.

This revision adds new issues such as e-commerce using AI speakers, value transfer using block chain technology, and the scope of product safety laws related to cross-border transactions.