Tuesday, February 26, 2008

More music providers sue Baidu

Wu Jun, CEO of digital music copyright trade
platform R2G, revealed that the company
has filed a lawsuit against Baidu for copyright
violation, and will ask for related compensation.

Qu Jingming, Director of the Music Copyright
Society of China (MCSC) said that MCSC had
also filed a lawsuit against Baidu on January 17
at Beijing Haidian District People's Court,
claiming that Baidu had provided free downloads
of lyrics to netizens, thus violating copyright
owners' rights. MCSC has also urged Baidu to
immediately stop the service and provide
compensation of RMB 1.06 mln.

Reported by 21st century Business Herald.

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