He’s supposed to shape Japan’s cybersecurity. He just admitted he doesn’t use computers.


Yoshitaka Sakurada is in charge of revising Japan’s cybersecurity laws. (Kyodo News/AP)
Adam Taylor November 14 at 10:39 AM

Japan is in the midst of revising its cybersecurity laws ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. However, a cabinet minister who is supposed to be shaping these laws made a surprising admission this week: He doesn’t use a computer.

Yoshitaka Sakurada, a minister from Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s Liberal Democratic Party, was asked about his computer use during a meeting of a parliamentary committee.

“I’ve been doing business independently since I was 25 years old, so I have been giving instructions to employees and secretaries,” the 68-year-old Sakurada told the committee, according ... read more at: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2018/11/14/hes-supposed-shape-japans-cybersecurity-he-just-admitted-he-doesnt-use-computers/

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