KYOTO (Kyodo) An Osaka man was arrested Monday for allegedly sharing a movie online that apparently had been recorded illegally in a theater.

The suspect, Yoshitaka Miyatake, 37, of Sakai, Osaka Prefecture, is the first person arrested for allegedly distributing a movie secretly taken at a theater in Japan, according to the Japan Video Software Association.

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