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 ...

Japanese police probe Mangamura website over copyright violation claims

National May 14, 2018

Japanese police probe Mangamura website over copyright violation claims

The police have opened an investigation into the now-blocked Mangamura website after publishers last year filed copyright violation claims against the provider of pirated comics, investigative sources said Monday. The website, which once drew over 100 million visitors a month, has been inaccessible since April, ...