For decades, Japan has been on the cutting edge of technology, providing the world with the latest advances in cell phones, game consoles and personal computing. Now it appears they are poised to take the lead in another emerging tech field: piracy.

The prevention of piracy, that is. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Japan has begun a high-tech crackdown on digital piracy by racking up their first arrest for P2P downloading using a new tracking system that allows them to detect when people are illegally accessing copyrighted material.
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