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Re: [tlug] VLC is looking for mirrors In Japan

On Tue, Mar 19, 2013 at 4:55 PM, Hideki Yamane <> wrote:
> On Tue, 19 Mar 2013 16:13:57 +0900
> Nguyen Viet Cuong <> wrote:
>> Unfortunately, I have to idea
>> why the vlc's directory is blank.
>  Because of Japanese law restriction, if you would violate it, then
>  would be sentenced to 1-3 years' penal servitude or fined -3,000,000yen
>  暗号方式による技術的保護手段の回避を可能とする装置又はプログラムの譲渡等を行った者(第1号)
>  業として公衆からの求めに応じて当該技術的保護手段の回避を行った者(第2号)
>  に対しては,3年以下の懲役若しくは300万円以下の罰金に処し,又はこれを併科することとなります。
>  see
Well, IANAL, so I'll leave the law interpretation to other people, but
that puts the whole request in a completely different light...

I guess people in Japan will have to stick with slow mirrors outside
the country...


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