back to article Japan’s new PM makes e-government a key plank of his platform

Japan has three dominant mobile carriers and when consumers want to move from one to another and keep their current phone number, they must fill out a paper form, pay about US$30 and wait for delivery of a new SIM. The process is slow, expensive, a disincentive to seek better deals and one reason that NTT Docomo, KDDI and …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    makes e-government a key plank of his platform

    Japanese have leally good sense of humor. Always enjoy good plank.

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: makes e-government a key plank of his platform

      That's why the country is named Japun

    2. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: makes e-government a key plank of his platform

      "Always enjoy good plank"

      The 1970s called - they'd like their racist humour back

      1. Anonymous Coward
        Anonymous Coward

        Re: makes e-government a key plank of his platform

        I think you need to look up the definition of 'racist', it relates to issues of superiority. Making fun of someone's accent in a foreign language because their mother tongue doesn't have certain sounds is not racist. If I got offended every time someone mocked my accent in any of the languages I speak I'd be rightly ridiculed.

        1. Anonymous Coward
          Anonymous Coward

          Re: makes e-government a key plank of his platform

          Kudos for sticking up to your beliefs, Anonymous Coward

  2. Backsplash

    E's are good

    Anyone got any veras?

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