Japanese Student Convicted in Computer Virus Case

A student who allegedly spread a computer virus was convicted of copyright infringement in a case that has highlighted the lack of laws in Japan to police cyberspace. Masato Nakatsuji, 24, a graduate student at Osaka Electro-Communication University, was charged with maliciously spreading a virus by embedding it in an image from a Japanese animation film he illegally copied and distributed.

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