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Policy on scans/general anime + manga content and legal sources

Discussion in 'The Konoha Times' started by Trinity, Jan 30, 2018.

  1. Trinity Administrator Administrator

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    NF Official list of approved sources

    Users can contribute to update the list with new sources. Only sources permitted are those with a copyright license in your country. :3

    If you see a missing source please contact us to update the list with your suggestion.

    Use this list and our template for posting anime and manga chapters:

    Spoiler: Template

    Naruto Episode 178 available on (America)

    Episode title: Encounter! The Boy with a Star's Name
    Episode info: Tenten, Neji, and Rock Lee were assigned to a mission to protect the star belonging to Hoshigakure. When Naruto hears of the star's special chakra enhancing power he decides that he too must go along, assuming that Orochimaru may be involved.


    Official list changelog

    Anime Streaming
    • FUNimation (America)
    • Aniplex USA (more of a list of titles and streaming providers)
    • (America)
    • (Australia and New Zealand)
    • (America)
    • (Japan)
    • (Certain countries only. See or for more info)
    • 3rd Party List of Legal Sites (2014)
    • (Australia)
    • (France)
    Youtube Channels
    Manga
    • MangaBox
    • (Japanese)
    • (English service of Kadokawa)
    • (English service of Kadokawa Shoten)
    • (for raws)
    • (webtoons)
    • (webtoon raws)
    Some of the source list credited to stackexchange.

    For a more in-depth list of legal sources, check out Fuwanovel's Guide!
     
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    FAQ
    What is DMCA?
    The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) is a United States copyright law that implements two 1996 treaties of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). In order to prevent illegal use of copyrighted manga/anime, it is important to use only sources that are acceptable.

    What qualifies as illegal scans?
    Scanlators upload their scans of manga pages and disperse them illegally on various sites without permission from the creator.

    What sources are allowed?
    Scans posted must be from approved sources. Any site that offers illegal scans is not allowed.


    Try not to post about blocked domains/streams/torrents.

    How many pages of scans are allowed?
    Typically, 3-6 pages are safe; 15 pages or complete albums are not. If you're not sure, feel free to confirm with a moderator about what is acceptable.

    Can I post spoiler images/text/panels?

    Yes. However, the above still applies - refrain from posting entire spoilers.

    Can I post videos to episodes?

    You can. Just not the entire episode.

    Can I post translation text?
    Yes.

    If I post an unofficial link what are the consequences?
    Ask globbaflorkdorkdorknork. Most likely, your post will be deleted.
     
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    The link from legal sources says error.
     
  4. Trinity Administrator Administrator

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    I derped, didn't realize that was added that in the draft. I'll remove it since the legal sources are in this very thread.
     
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    Thanks for the tips.
     
  6. Monna Malicious Miraculous Malevolent Maelstrom

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    I just pirate everything no fucks given but I will buy all of Dragon Ball Super once it is available in my region. :smartgoku
     
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    This would supersede the previous rule that was established for posting scans/scenes of anime/manga, meaning any posts that contain material outside of the legal sources are not allowed, at all, correct?
     

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