National / Crime & Legal Sep 17, 2019

Four Japanese publishers sue U.S. 'pirate' manga websites

Four Japanese publishers have filed a damages lawsuit with a court in New York against several U.S.-hosted websites that allow visitors to view manga, alleging "massive" copyright infringement. The publishers say that the websites, which offer content in Japanese, are successors of the now-shuttered pirate ...

National / Politics Jul 27, 2019

Japan panel resumes talks on steps to fight digital piracy

A government panel has resumed talks on measures against pirate websites where manga and other content are uploaded without the permission of copyright holders. At a meeting of an expert panel of the Intellectual Property Strategy Headquarters on Friday, some participants stressed the need to ...