Japan To Revise Copyright Law To Battle Music Piracy
The bill, which the government hopes to see passed in the current Diet session and enacted in January, includes a ban on importing Japanese music CDs, records and tapes from other Asian countries for a limited time.
Overseas manufacturers are licensed by Japanese companies, which own the copyright on Japanese popular music, to produce CDs for markets in other countries. The proposed revision aims...
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