China’s booming blogs call for copyright protection – Xinhua

From Xinhua (link):

With a huge influx of participants, China’s booming are becoming a highly profitable way of online commerce, raising the issue of blog .

At a forum of international copyright cooperation held recently in Changsha, capital of central-south China’s Hunan province, fourfamous bloggers Wang Xiaofeng, Jiang Hong, Zhang Lixian and Wang Xiaoshan called for regulations for blog copyright protection.

Wang Xiaofeng, a reporter whose popular blog is known as “Massage Milk“, said a number of websites and newspapers have usedhis postings without asking for his permission.

“It’s not that hard to contact the blogger first,” Wang said. “You can leave a message on the blog or send an e-mail,” he added,saying excuses that there is no way to find the author are not justified.

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