23 July 2012

Publishing Execs Arrested, Face Jail Time, Because Book Tells People How To Back Up DVDs

Last month we wrote about a new copyright law in Japan whose punishments seemed so disproportionate it was hard to take it seriously. For example, downloading unauthorized copies or backing up content from a DVD were both subject to criminal penalties. According to this story from Daily Yomiuri Online, it looks like it's no joke

On Techdirt.

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