1. Human-friendly behavior on the part of a government or corporation.

44. Compliance [コンプライアンス]: “Compliance” used to simply mean compliance with the law, but it has recently come to mean compliance with ethical standards and rules that industry groups and companies impose on themselves. The word has grown in popularity as companies feel ever-increasing pressure to maintain a clean image. —“Top 60 Japanese buzzwords of 2007,” Pink Tentacle

Of people, a better word might be unmutual, as used in an episode of The Prisoner.

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