TITLE

Music Bigs Sue China's Baidu

PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
Red Herring;2/5/2008, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the launch of legal proceedings by three global record companies against China's top Internet search engine Baidu.com Inc. Universal Music, Sony BMG Music Entertainment Hong Kong and Warner Music Hong Kong accused Baidu of violating copyright by giving access to music files. The record companies wanted Baidu to remove all links on its music delivery service to copyright-infringing tracks that they own the rights to, according to a statement issued by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry.
ACCESSION #
36876068

 

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