Japanese police arrested a man for copyright infringement and publishing spoilers for games and anime series. A 52-year-old Nagoya resident with monetization enabled posted the process of playing games on YouTube.
It is reported by Japan Today.
It is about passing the visual novel Steins; Gate: My Darling’s Embrace, as well as spoilers for the Steins anime series; Gate and Spy x Family. The arrest was initiated by the copyright holder of these franchises Kadokawa. It is noted that Japanese law does not prohibit the publication of gameplay and fragments from anime series, but their monetization is an illegal activity.
What punishment awaits the man is not yet specified.
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