Man Arrested for Sharing Rapelay


Japanese police have arrested a man for sharing a rape game on P2P networks, thought to be Rapelay, though they claim to be motivated by his sharing of an uncensored version of the game.

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  • Anony commented on July 11, 2009 07:11

    lol. Now waiting for rapelay2. They should really start using 1920x1080p resolutions instead of limited games to 1024x768. Also they should add some directx 11 tessellation and physics.... More

  • Panda commented on July 11, 2009 01:12

    seriously though this is bullshit... More

TV Sharer Arrested Over Share Use


A man who shared a variety of TV programs using the popular Japanese anonymous P2P software Share has been arrest for copyright infringement, we hear.

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  • Anonymous commented on March 4, 2010 11:26

    _Or_ the guy just next door. The randomness is part of what truly puts them off. That, and good cryptography.... More

  • Anonymous commented on March 4, 2010 11:23

    The value of the commercial time slots are defined by spectator number statistics. Downloading shows is much more convenient than watching them when they air: you do it when you want to and you get to... More

Hard Labour for Anime Sharer


A man (34) has been sentenced to one and a half years of hard labour for the wicked crime of distributing anime online over dying P2P network Share, in what were the first arrests for Share use. The judge presiding, displaying an admirable understanding of the economics of intangible “property”, admonished him thus “It was like you were distributing bread you’d shoplifted from supermarket shelves”.

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  • Anonymous commented on July 8, 2009 23:26

    Okay, this wasn't meant to be a response to that post, but since it is anyway I'll address a point in it. I don't think the police have to divulge their methods if there's... More

  • Anonymous commented on July 8, 2009 23:21

    Is eighteen months of hard labor better or worse than being saddled with a two million dollar fine for sharing songs?... More

First Share Arrests

Laughing Man

It is being reported that three arrests have been made by Kyoto police for unauthorised distribution of copyrighted material (Gundam anime is mentioned) using anonymous P2P network Share, abortive successor to Winny, and these are the first arrests for using this network. Such reports do deserve critical reception, however, as they are inevitably presented such as to further the interests of law enforcement and copyright concerns, so some more careful analysis is required.

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  • Geerie commented on July 8, 2009 23:13

    this is certainly a time to sit down, chill the fuck out and update your p2p client to something this century.... More

  • kesadisan commented on July 8, 2009 23:11

    nice...boat...... More


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