The Japanese Minister responsible for cyber security, raised eyebrows, acknowledging that had never used a computer.
In addition to cybersecurity, the 68-year-old Yoshitaka Sakurada is also responsible for organizing and holding the Olympic and Paralympic games in Tokyo 2020. However, on Wednesday in Parliament, he admitted that he never used a computer, reports the Guardian.
“With 25 years, I have given instructions to their subordinates and clerks, so I have not used the computer,” he said in response to an opposition question in the lower house of Parliament.
Also, he could not answer the question about how you used USB drives at nuclear facilities in Japan.
Opposition lawmakers skeptical reacted to his comments.
“I can’t believe someone who has never touched a computer, is responsible for policy on cyber security,” said opposition lawmaker Masato MA.
The comments of the Minister provoked outrage on the Internet.
“He is not ashamed?”, wrote one user on Twitter.
“Today, every President of the company uses PC. He doesn’t even know what a USB. Well, well,”.
“If the hackers decide to strike this Minister Sakurada, they can’t steal any information. This is the strongest form of security!”.
Also, on the question of the funding of the Olympic and Paralympic games in 2020, he replied: “1,500 yen”, that is just over $13. Actual amount 150 billion yen.
The English translation of Oksana Vergeles, IA ZIK
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