Media Room

dateAugust 31, 2006
Rakuten Statement Regarding an Article in the Weekly Shincho Published on August 31 (September 7 Issue)

It is the position of the Company that an article published on August 31 in (the September 7 edition of) the Weekly Shincho is ill-founded, biased and contrary to the facts, and seeks to undermine the reputation of the Company.Therefore, the Company strictly opposes the article and the publisher in this matter, and requests the withdrawal of the article and an atonement. In the meantime, the Company is pursuing legal measures regarding the actions of the publisher. (For full release, please refer to Japanese IR release.)