Five Japanese anime studios are prosecuting people downloading their videos without permission copyrighted material in Singapore.
Rajah & Tann on behalf of the studios file a four writs which is written order issued by a court namely namely Showgate, Geneon Entertainment, TV Tokyo, GDH and Sunrise.
According to The Strait Times newspaper last wednesday which is according to the newspaper, the four indviduals had rejected a previous offer to settle out of court.
Rajah & Tann already sent warning letters to alleged anime file-sharers on behalf of Showgate. Those earlier letters said that these individuals had been using the BitTorrent file-sharing system to download anime and infringe on Showgate’s copyrights. Last year, the local anime distributor Odex had sent legal warnings to several Singaporeans for allegedly unauthorized downloading.
Writs are alleged infringement of studios’ copyrights.