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Japan’s government has decided to not to proceed with its controversial anti-piracy law. The proposals would have rendered the downloading of all copyrighted content illegal while criminalizing offenders with jail sentences of up to two years. The reforms will now go back to the drawing board.

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Proposals to massively tighten up Japan’s copyright law have been put on hold over fears the restrictions could reduce use of the Internet. The plans, which would make downloading any copyrighted material punishable as a crime, are seen by opponents as a step too far. As things stand, even screenshots for personal use could be a criminal offense.

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Japan is set to make it illegal to download any infringing content from the Internet after the government adopted the policy this week. The law currently covers movies and music but will be extended to encompass games, manga, and other copyrighted content. Infringers will face up to two years in jail.

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