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Man Arrested for Uploading SoraOto, Kono S o, Miyo! Manga via Share Program

posted on 2011-11-10 23:55 EST

On November 7, police in Gifu Prefecture arrested a 49-year-old male company worker from the prefecture's Ibi District on suspicion of using the Share file-sharing software to upload manga online without the copyright holders' permission. According to the Association of Copyright for Computer Software (ACCS), the suspect uploaded the 11th volume of the Sora no Otoshimono and the 2nd volume of Kono S o, Miyo! around June 17.

According to the police investigation, the suspect also uploaded an animation program via Share and said under deposition that he uploaded because he wanted to let people know about these titles.

Sources: Association of Copyright for Computer Software, My Navi News


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