Anti-Downloading Law Hits Japan, Up To 2 Years in Prison From Todayby Enigmax
Oct. 01, 2012
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A few hours ago Japan introduced new anti-piracy legislation designed to clamp down on illegal file-sharing. The regime is one of the most draconian in the world. In most countries users are only targeted when they upload copyright-infringing material to other Internet users, but the new law’s wording means that simply downloading unauthorized material could result in a jail sentence.