China to Clean Up Karaoke Parlors – AP
China turned its attention to Karaoke copyright in 2006. Recently a government campaign continues to crack down the selling of sex and drugs and the use of unlicensed music, from AP:
The “Sunshine Project,” which began Monday, comes as the Chinese capital prepares to welcome hundreds of thousands of visitors for the Beijing Olympics this summer. Chinese leaders, who see the Games as a chance to show off a modern, thriving country, have taken great pains to ensure the event is flawless.
The ministry said on its Web site Tuesday that the initiative would run through 2010 and target the 200,000 “entertainment enterprises” in China, though it mentioned only karaoke parlors specifically…[Full Text]
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