YouTube Japan Says Sayonara to Maru and “Cooking With Dog”?

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Say, “Sayonara,” to Maru and “Cooking With Dog” come October. That’s when an amendment to a current Japanese law on copyright takes effect. It’s already a crime to download pirated music or view illegal movie files in Japan, but the government did not put the penalty of two years in prison and a $25,000 fine into […]

SOPA Made Simple

As major websites and tech giants went black on Wednesday in protest of anti-piracy laws, digital media outlets erupted with explanations and analysis of what the bills propose. In the shortest possible explanation, the SOPA bill would allow intellectual property owners (major media corporations) to identify unauthorized sites that distribute everything from movies to music. […]

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