The Ministry of Culture is cracking down on illegal music downloads through Baidu’s music sharing service and other websites, Reuters reports: Xinhua, China’s official news agency, reported on Monday that the...
by Sophie Beach | Mar 29, 2011
In Forbes, Gady Epstein writes about the current controversy over Baidu’s Wenku (Library) service, which allows users to download copyrighted protected books: Baidu’s billionaire co-founder and CEO Robin Li, the richest...
by Sophie Beach | Jun 20, 2010
From Reuters: About 20,000 Chinese-language copies of “The Tiananmen Diary of Li Peng” had initially been scheduled to go on sale in Hong Kong on June 22, but Bao Pu, of New Century Press, stopped the presses on...
by Xiao Qiang | Jan 27, 2010
From the Reuters, via wired.com: A Google knock-off has surfaced in China to compete with the world’s largest search engine, while at the same time pleading with it to stay in the country despite censorship and hacking...
by Liu Yong | Dec 29, 2009
From BBC News: A Beijing judge has told the Chinese novelist Mian Mian, who is suing Google over its plan to create an online library, to hold settlement talks. After a two-hour hearing, the court ordered both sides to talk but...
by Liu Yong | Dec 22, 2009
From AFP: Copyright piracy in China remains at “unacceptably high levels,” causing “serious harm” to American businesses, the top US trade official said in an annual report to Congress Tuesday. US Trade...
by Liu Yong | Oct 22, 2009
From AFP: A China copyright group Wednesday accused Internet giant Google of scanning Chinese books for its online library without authorisation, in the latest criticism hurled at the controversial project. The China Written...
by Liu Yong | Oct 6, 2009
From InformationWeek: Solid Oak Software, the Santa Barbara, Calif.-based maker of Internet filter CYBERsitter, on Monday filed a $1.2 million copyright infringement lawsuit against CBS Interactive. The lawsuit alleges that CBS...
by Sophia Cao | Jan 11, 2009
Beijing-based Chinese leading movie producer Huayi Brothers picture is to sue five Chinese websites for carrying and spreading illegal copies of three latest movies, including Feng Xiaogang’s “If You Are the...
by Liu Yong | Apr 6, 2008
From Caijing Magazine: Ten video-on-demand services, including three private operators and seven owned or controlled by the state, have become the first to win new government licenses in the wake of a regulatory clampdown on the...
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