Man Arrested for Uploading Phoenix Wright, Mario via Share Program

posted on by Egan Loo
Police arrested a 38-year-old male company worker from Nishinomiya City on Wednesday on suspicion of using the Share file-sharing software to upload Nintendo DS games online without the copyright holders' permission. According to the Association of Copyright for Computer Software, the suspect uploaded Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney, Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney: Trials and Tribulations, New Super Mario Bros., and Mario Kart DS around July 14. He allegedly uploaded about 1.6 terabytes of games, anime, manga, music videos, and obscene videos. The suspect was also arrested on Wednesday for allegedly distributing child pornography via Share.

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