英国ガーディアン：System error: Japan cybersecurity minister admits he has never used a computer
A Japanese minister in charge of cybersecurity has provoked astonishment by admitting he has never used a computer in his professional life, and appearing confused by the concept of a USB drive.
Another joked that perhaps Sakurada was simply engaged in his own kind of cybersecurity.“If a hacker targets this Minister Sakurada, they wouldn’t be able to steal any information. Indeed it might be the strongest kind of security!”
ニューヨークタイムス・アジア版：Minister in Charge of Japan’s Cybersecurity Says He Has Never Used a Computer
In 2016, he apologized after saying that so-called comfort women — Koreans who were abducted and forced to become sex slaves for the Imperial Japanese Army before and during World War II — were “prostitutes by occupation” and that people had been “heavily misled by propaganda work treating them as if they were victims.”
共同ニュース：Comfort women were ‘prostitutes’: Japanese lawmaker
Yoshitaka Sakurada, in a meeting with 10 other LDP lawmakers, said that the women “were prostitutes by occupation” and that people have been “heavily misled by propaganda work treating them as if they were victims.
英国インターナショナルビジネスタイム：’Comfort women’: South Korea furious over Japanese lawmaker calling victims ‘professional prostitutes’
Japanese lawmaker Yoshitaka Sakurada called wartime sex slaves forced to work for Japan’s Imperial Army “professional prostitutes”. The remark has irked South Korea, which recently agreed to a landmark deal with Japan to settle the dispute.