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Japanese Court asks Big Tech company to open up on Algorithms, Elon Musk commented to it

A Japanese Court records an Antitrust case related to a local restaurant website on, how it can change, how the most trending platforms operate in the country. Moreover, it is even forced to reveal the inner workings of their systems secret algorithms.

Meanwhile, last month, a Japanese Court made a decision on the Antitrust case between Hanryumura – a Korean style BBQ restaurant and Kakaku.com. However, the court gave the statement in the favour of Hanryumura, a Korean-style BBQ restaurant.

Kakaku.com is a Japanese price comparison site which was established in 1997 and has 52.77 million monthly users and 769.6 million monthly page viewers as per reports of 2017.

Adding to which, Hanryumura debated that Kakaku.com had modified the user scores and due to which, the restaurant’s sales and outlets have been highly affected.

Moreover, Kakaku.com has been ordered to pay $284,000 to Hanryumura for the damages that have been made.

Also the court asked the internet company to reveal its algorithm part. Whereas, the restaurant is restricted to reveal what all information was shown.

In this story, the Tesla King Elon Musk commented ‘Good’ while re-tweeting Slashdot on this information.

Elon Musk Tweet:-

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