Saturday, November 04, 2006
Last week 32 Japanese companies demanded Youtube to delete 30,000 copyright infringing video files from Youtube. Youtube is all in English but there are millions of Japanese users uploading pirated material onto Youtube. Magazines like this one help and guide Japanese users on how to use the all English interface site.
Digital rights management is a big topic for Japanese copyright holders.
Japanese broadcast TV will all go digital in 2010 but they still have not decided on the details of recording and copying the programs on to DVD discs.
There will be new copyright laws and regulations to be changed in the near future as technology is running substantially faster than the regulation reforms.