Japan's Ministry of Finance Staffer Arrested for Uploading Gundam UC Video
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Tochigi Prefectural Police arrested Osamu Hoshi (43-year-old staff member of the Ministry of Finance's Kanto Finance Bureau) in Tokyo on Wednesday. He is suspected of violating Japan's Copyright Law on unauthorized public transmission. The suspect is being accused of uploading Sunrise's Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn and other anime videos to the FC2 video-sharing site. The suspect is said to have admitted to the charges, atating he wanted to share Gundam to other people. Reportedly, he uploaded about 400 anime video files.