War on Piracy and what this could mean for the comic industry; non-profit sites, translators safe? Is there a solution?

Disclaimer: the author and this site does not advocate piracy. This article is made to create a discourse on the fight against copyright infringement and a possible solution. There was a news article that outline the silent war against manga and webtoon piracy circulating since late 2020. Turns out that some sites are already closed down, a result of ongoing efforts since 2018 to stem the…

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How fansubs helped popularize anime and why piracy is here to stay- what Korea can learn from Japan and the Game industry

There are a lot of discussion lately about how Korea is joining the fight against webtoon piracy. And how this silent war is being waged against fan sites for a while. Soranews24 put it succinctly when it said: Nevertheless, stopping piracy completely is an exercise in futility, which is probably why the M.A.G. (Manga-Anime Guardians) Project is aimed more at changing hearts and minds than using…

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