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Posted by on Jul 9, 2012 in Internet |

Japan: Anonymous debuts in Tokyo picking up trash on the street

Japan: Anonymous debuts in Tokyo picking up trash on the street

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Around 50 young people with Guy Fawkes masks gathered in Miyashita Park, one of the busiest shopping districts in Tokyo, to collect the garbage lying in the street as the first public event in the group known as .

The reason for the demonstration is to Protest against a bill passed recently by the Japanese parliament criminalizes piracy with some penalties that can range from a fine of JPY $2,000,000 ($25,000) or two years imprisonment for those who download copyrighted material Internet, which also will be required to traffic monitor their customers for suspicious activity.

Anonymous members told the media that “do not ask the government to stop persecuting illegal downloads, but we object to their move to take our online privacy due to the criminalization of piracy.”

The demonstration was also a way of demonstrating that their opposition to the attacks , because according to the present are not only ineffective but also detrimental to the work of many people.

Link: Anonymous in Tokyo: cleans up the streets OpJapan (TheVerge)

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