NTT DoCoMo Comments on Information Leak

April 21, 2005

The Metropolitan Police Department announced today they have arrested an employee of a DoCoMo subcontracting company on suspicion of leaking personal data of DoCoMo mobile phone subscribers who received discounts following The Mid Niigata Prefecture Earthquake in 2004.

DoCoMo takes this incident very seriously and is implementing stringent measures based on Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications Guidelines on the Protection of Personal Data in the Telecommunications Business to ensure that such a leak does not occur again.

DoCoMo sincerely apologizes to all customers and anyone else who has been inconvenienced in any way by the incident.

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