In the latest example of shrinking space for free expression in Hong Kong, authorities there have formally sought an injunction against “Glory to Hong Kong,” the unofficial anthem of Hong Kong’s 2019-2020 protest movement. The...
Aug 11, 2015
The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been...
Mar 30, 2009
To compete with dominant search engine Baidu, Google will begin offering a downloads search in China. From David Barboza of the New York Times: Google executives said they were responding to the phenomenal popularity of free...
Apr 7, 2008
Forbes reports on law suits brought by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry. These suits, if successful, will have big implications for the status of intellectual property rights in China. China’s long...
Feb 5, 2008
Google Vs Baidu — new race on music downloading, from the Wall Street Journal: Two years after Google Inc. began a big push in China, Baidu.com Inc. continues to dominate the country’s Internet search market, thanks...
Sep 16, 2005
From Bloomberg: Sony BMG Music Entertainment, Warner Music Group Corp., EMI Group Plc and Universal Music Group are suing Baidu.com Inc., China’s most-used Internet search engine, for allowing free downloads of their music. The companies filed lawsuits against Baidu in the Beijing Intermediate Court, seeking to stop it from offering the service, Leong May Seey, […]
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