China Said To Have Poor Piracy RecordAdded: Saturday, May 7th, 2011
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2011 Special 301 Report by the American chief trade negotiator was no surprise for the queens of piracy – China and Russia. While the latter appeared in the piracy list for the 14th straight year,China can boast twice less period there – 7 years in a row.
The report listing the countries with the worst records for preventing copyright theft described China's role in online infringement of copyright. It also outlined China's "indigenous innovation" policies discriminating and placing the American exports at a disadvantage.
In response, Wang Qian, a professor of Intellectual property rights at the East China University, pointed out that copyright protection is a very complicated subject which can’t be easily tackled overnight. It is rather related to the rate of the economic development of the country in question, along with the education level of its citizens.
Taking into account the short time the country has been committed to copyright protection, China has really made amazing progress in fighting online piracy. Indeed, the US report indicated the “early signs of progress" like taking down the infringing websites and portals. Among those are well-known qishi.com, 5474.com, and VeryCD. Moreover, 3 admins from the first two online services were arrested and sentenced to jail terms. In addition, the country’s Ministry of Culture vowed in April to punish a dozen more services including the country’s largest search engine, alleged of facilitating unauthorized music downloads.
The Chinese Copyright Administration also ensured that all government agencies were using official software by the end of this month. This was the next step after the announcement made in 2010 over the inspection of government computers using unauthorized software. Finally, two of the largest streaming services of China have entered into licensing agreements with largest American studios to stream their films and TV shows.
Wang Qian concluded that copyright protection is not just their responsibility, but rather includes the efforts of countries all over the world, particularly developed countries that are usually too obsessive about pressuring the others with copyright issues. Instead, the US should help the others to embrace copyright.
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Saturday, May 7th, 2011
|posted by (2011-05-07 16:16:35)|
|These people are ruthless , they're peddling piracy goods every where in the world ! what is new ? raking in billions of dollars based on piracy good|
Do not buy Made in China stuffs period.
|posted by (2011-05-07 21:45:16)|
|reason for russia low Piracy Record is do to R5 movies|
|posted by (2011-05-08 03:54:30)|
|#1 lol you might as well dump your pc, your clothes, your car, your consoles, your blah blah blah... and run around naked. cos china's EVERYWHERE, and that's global, planet-wide, whatever. like it or not china has already dominated the world before you even know it. the chinese civilisation is the oldest living one, established long before jesus was born, and yes, waaay long before the US came into view (who actually came from the brits, who were merely barbarians when the chinese already have established systems for politics, military, education, commerce etc)|
so, as the saying goes: if you can't beat them, join them, period
|posted by (2011-05-08 05:34:26)|
|#3 !Sure ! thousand years of thieves ...|
you might running naked but not me , I have enough stuffs to wear even before you were born !!
|posted by (2011-05-09 08:13:15)|
|tsk tsk joebob, if u go through history, u will find that it's the westerners that are the thieves first, big time thieves. and pls don't take this seriously - i'm not trying criticise/mock u or anyone else. just making a fact from history for those who might be ignorant about what's in and around them.|
lol i ain't running naked cos i'm also chinese and i'm not as young as u think i am
also, don't mind me asking: if u're so against piracy, why are u even here on ET??
|posted by (2011-05-09 08:34:48)|
|at least 30-70% of products/parts of products in your household is made in china, hence "run around naked" if u're so against made-in-china stuffs. not literally telling you to run around naked...lol|
it's sad that lots of english language users only know how to read without basic comprehension
|posted by (2011-05-09 12:46:06)|
|joebob3 ya gona have a rough time what about papermaking, the compass, gunpowder, printing and the fork all chinese|
|posted by (2011-05-11 15:22:07)|
|Are you two ( #3 & #7 ) looking to steal stuffs here and resell pirated goods ? LMAO|
|posted by (2011-05-12 05:16:04)|
|joebob u don't really have to make short 1-sentenced lameass immature inconsistent replies/comments if u can't even think of any constructive informative ones to put in....|
shows how shallow u really are ROFLMAO
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