Suspect Arrested for Uploading Anime via Share Program

posted on 2011-08-02 23:57 EDT

Police arrested a 28-year-old male part-time worker from Nagoya City on Tuesday on suspicion of using the Share file-sharing software to upload anime online without the copyright holders' permission. According to the Association of Copyright for Computer Software, the suspect uploaded the 17th episode of the Toaru Majutsu no Index II anime around February 21. He also allegedly uploaded 12,729 anime video files — about two terabytes — between January of 2010 and June of 2011.


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