May 20, 2007

Manga-scans Uploaders Arrested in Japan

Posted in Internet, Manga, People, Pixels at 3:31 pm by anonymous

According to Japan’s Association of Copyright for Computer Software, the Kyoto Prefectural Police’s High-Tech Crime Task Force and other cooperating authorities arrested three male suspects in Tokyo, Morioka, and Osaka, and searched their homes on May 18 for unauthorized file-sharing of manga. The suspects allegedly scanned and uploaded images of Weekly Shonen Jump and Weekly Shonen Sunday manga magazines on the Winny peer-to-peer file-sharing network.

Weekly Shonen Jump Cover

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