Kodoani.com – Application YanJan by Shueisha, released in 2018 to provide a copyrighted manga reading experience, ran into problems when a user was banned for taking screenshots, implying that it violated the app’s terms of service .
Users shared on Twitter about their situations with the app. After taking a screenshot, they received a notification from the app stating that their account had been suspended and usage of the service had been suspended. YanJan’s announcement said it had confirmed inauthentic use and violation of the app’s terms of service.
According to YanJan’s announcement, the application prohibits taking screenshots, recording videos, and screen mirroring during viewing of works. The application’s terms of service also expressly prohibit copying, distribution, public transmission, modification, and licensing to third parties of the product other than for personal use.
Banned users can contact YanJan to resolve the situation. The application reserves the right to take measures such as suspending the use of part or all of the service or deleting the account without prior notice to the user if violations are detected. Actions such as taking screenshots may lead to unauthorized copying and distribution of content.