Seizures of Pirated Japanese Dramas, Music and Anime

in Counterfeit Goods

The Content Overseas Distribution Association, a Japanese organization enforcing intellectual property, reported that 3,300 people have been arrested between 2005 and 2011 in international markets for selling pirated DVDs of Japanese shows and music. During the 6 years, 6.5 million pirated DVDS of Japanese content was seized.

Source:  Mark Schilling, “Taiwan cracks down on piracy of Japanese drama,” Variety, March 5, 2012.

 

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