Three Men Arrested for Anime Sharing

Three men have been arrested and sentenced for uploading Gundam using a file sharing program called Share.

Kasuhiro Maki, Moriyoshi Inoha and Takahiro Otomo have been sentenced to 18 months in prison. All three men were arrested on the same day.

Japanese law allows legal downloading for private use but prohibits unauthorized uploading.

Source: Anime News Network


July 27th, 2008 at 2:23 am | Anime News | Subscribe to comments | Respond? | Trackback?

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