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Alleged Manga Pirate Arrested After Japan Launches Global Manhunt

Romi Hoshino, the manager of now-shuttered site Manga-Mura, has been arrested in Manila. The site, which was taken offline last April, was frequented by around 100 million people each month and made around 60,000 manga available free of charge, reports AFP. The Japanese government created a special task force to find…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Flight Sim Developer Arrested For Selling F-16 Manuals [Update]

A Russian national is currently being held in Weber County, Utah, after being arrested and charged with “conspiring against the United States, smuggling and violating the Arms Export Control Act”. All over what he claims are some manuals he was using to make a flight sim.Read more… Continue Reading at

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French Man Sentenced To Four Months In Prison For Replacing PS4 Price Tag With $10 Fruit Sticker

Sometimes, it is better to let dreams be dreams. A 19-year-old man from Nice, France learned that the hard way when he got the wild idea to take a PlayStation 4 off the shelf of a supermarket, walk to the fruit section, weigh it, print out a price tag sticker, put it on the box, […]

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Reports: Police Defuse Gas Station Standoff by Having Robot Deliver Vape Pen to Suspect

A six-hour standoff between police and a 40-year-old man who allegedly splashed gasoline on the floor of a Novato, California, convenience store “while threatening to burn it down” and later fled to a nearby Safeway ended when police defused the situation with a robot carrying a vape pen, the Sacramento Bee reported…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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