Why Is TikTok Getting Banned? China’s National Intelligence Law

Music Technology Policy

There’s an easy answer to why TikTok has been banned in so many places and may well yet get banned in the US: China’s “ National Intelligence Law. ” China’s National Intelligence Law was enacted on June 27, 2017 and came into effect in July 2017.

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Guest Post: Mr. Muzzey Goes to China: How One Composer is Using Detection Services to Get Paid on Unlicensed Music Uses

Music Technology Policy

We’re honored to have Kerry Muzzey back again to tell his story of how one composer is working with music detection services and his US PRO to catch thousands of unlicensed uses in China and elsewhere. It ’ s about my dramas with China, and it ’ s about why you should be using detection services to track your music on YouTube and on TV. The Basics: CCTV is China Central Television: it’s a massive network in China with 50 networks under its umbrella. By Kerry Muzzey. [We’re

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Google vs. China

JetLawBlog

After much speculation that it would pull out of China entirely, Google elected last week to lob the ball into China’s court. In anticipation of this reaction, Google created a new webpage monitoring access to its services in China following this announcement.

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Internet Filtering in China

Media Law Prof Blog

Jyh-An Lee, National Chengchi University, and Ching-Yi Lee have published Forbidden City Enclosed by the Great Firewall: The Law and Power of Internet Filtering in China in volume 13 of the Minnesota Journal of Law, Science, and Technology (2012).

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Arguments Over Press Freedom In China

Media Law Prof Blog

A pseudonymous reporter for the New York Times gives us a glimpse of a debate over press restrictions in China

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China & Uighurs: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

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The Media and the Courts In China

Media Law Prof Blog

at 208 China Quarterly 833 (2011). Benjamin L. Liebman, Columbia University Law School, has published The Media and the Courts: Towards Competitive Supervision? Here is the abstract. Scholarship on Chinese governance has examined a range of factors that help to

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The Singularity is Nigh: Amazon Fake Brand Personality Follows China’s Fake News Presenter with US Right of Publicity Infringement

Music Technology Policy

Remember when China’s Xinhua News Agency debuted its first AI news presenter modeled after real Xinhua anchor Zhang Zhao (taking “fake news” to a whole new level)?

Inside the U.S. WTO “Victory” Over China

JetLawBlog

This billboard in Donguan, China encourages people not to sell pirated goods. And even though most media coverage declared a win for the United States, it’s not quite that clear cut–it seems that China may have won as well.

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Freedom of the Press and Confronting Human Rights in China

JetLawBlog

Last month, the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued new restrictions on foreign correspondents and their ability to accurately and independently report news from their homeland–the fast-growing, emerging power that is China. about] China’s history, culture and reforms.&#.

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China loves naked celebrities

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

As far as intellectual property is concerned, China typically receives attention for rampant piracy of copyrighted goods like movies and music.  Does China have the equivalent of "rights of publicity" or the Lanham Act, both statutes designed to prevent anybody here in the U.S.

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Google Penetrated China's Firewall for 102 Minutes

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Google Penetrated China's Firewall for 102 Minutes "After parting ways with The People's Republic Of China a few years back, Google saw their services replaced by local elements such as Baidu and WeChat, even as their market share grew globally, for the most part. This means that any IP address in mainland China cannot access Google's services without going through a virtual private network.

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China Is Kicking Black People Out Because OF Corona Virus!

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

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China gives Boomers new weapon in screwing the young

The Legal Satyricon

DeVoy In China, you must visit your aged parents “often” – a term intentionally bereft of definition – or they may sue you. Source. Elderly Chinese parents, feeling ignored or neglected by their children, may now sue their spawn if they feel they do not receive enough attention. Depending on how the law […].

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Judges' and Lawyers' Blogs In China

Media Law Prof Blog

Anne Sy Cheung, University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law, has published Exercising Freedom of Speech Behind the Great Firewall: A Study of Judges' and Lawyers' Blogs in China at 52 Harvard International Law Journal Online (np) 2011). Here is

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He on China's Cultural Censorship System and Its Influence on Copyright Protection @QMJIP

Media Law Prof Blog

China's Cultural Censorship System and Its Influence on Copyright Protection at 7 Queen Mary Journal of Intellectual Property 74 (April 2017). Tianxiang He, School of Law, City University of Hong Kong, has published Control or Promote? Here is the abstract

Supporters Back Strike at Newspaper in China - NYTimes.com

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Supporters Back Strike at Newspaper in China - NYTimes.com

Secret Jails Used To Enforce China's 'Hidden Rules' : NPR

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Secret Jails Used To Enforce China's 'Hidden Rules' : NPR If you consider that as recently as a generation ago, China did not have any trial lawyers or a criminal law , the country has come a long way in establishing a legal system. There sits a small hotel run by the government of South China's Guangxi province. China has denied the existence of "black jails" to the United Nations ' human rights commission, but almost anyone petitioning the government can show you one.

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China leaders face increased pressure for freedom of speech - Telegraph

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

China leaders face increased pressure for freedom of speech - Telegraph China's leaders faced fresh calls for freedom of speech on Friday after group of 100 scholars, journalists and lawyers published an open letter demanding the release of Nobel peace laureate Liu Xiaobo. The latest open letter is part of renewed turbulent debate in China about whether the current regime of draconian censorship implemented by a ruling party can provide a sustainable future for China.

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China Expels Al Jazeera English-Language Channel - NYTimes.com

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

China Expels Al Jazeera English-Language Channel - NYTimes.com

China leaving US behind to lead on green energy jobs, ambition | MSNBC

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

China leaving US behind to lead on green energy jobs, ambition | MSNBC

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Intellectual property rights protection improving in China - People's Daily Online

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Intellectual property rights protection improving in China - People's Daily Online China 's intellectual property rights protection system is improving thanks to a cooperative project between China and the European Union , senior officials said. The progress is partly due to cooperation over intellectual property rights between the State Intellectual Property Office of China (SIPO) and the EPO, Battistelli said.

NYTimes: U.S. Drops Charges That Professor Shared Technology With China

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"WASHINGTON — When the Justice Department arrested the chairman of Temple University ’s physics department this spring and accused him of sharing sensitive American-made technology with China, prosecutors had what seemed like a damning piece of evidence: schematics of sophisticated laboratory equipment sent by the professor, Xi Xiaoxing, to scientists in China

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China's Supreme Court And Supreme Procuratorate Issue Interpretation On Bribery Laws - Criminal Law - China

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Types of Payments that May Constitute a Bribe Articles 385, 386, 388, 389 and 390 of China's Criminal Law prohibit payments of "money or property" to public officials for the purpose of obtaining improper benefits, or public officials from accepting such payments. China's Supreme Court And Supreme Procuratorate Issue Interpretation On Bribery Laws - Criminal Law - China

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News Flash Update: Counterfeit Goods Come From China

The Legal Satyricon

1,800 cases of electronic parts from China were sold to the Pentagon for their fancy high-end weapons systems! But made in China? Psha- no big deal-people buy stuff made in China all the time. Guess what? Neat-O! Are we sure that’s safe? Aw shucks, did I mention the parts were counterfeit? Source 1. Source 2. Ask a [.]. tech news

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China's Looming Entertainment Problem: Not Enough Lawyers

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Local box office smash "Lost in Thailand" also drew a record-breaking copyright lawsuit -- the lack of clear IP laws and experienced attorneys could pose new issues for growth. read more. Home International Movies THR, Esq. Asia Business

China's Surveillance State Should Scare Everyone - The Atlantic

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

This society may seem dystopian, but it isn’t farfetched: It may be China in a few years. Harnessing advances in artificial intelligence and data mining and storage to construct detailed profiles on all citizens, China’s communist party-state is developing a “citizen score” to incentivize “good” behavior. According to Freedom House, China’s level of internet freedom is already the worst on the planet. Moreover, what emerges in China will not stay in China.

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Opinion | European Companies Get Rich in China’s ‘Open Air Prison’

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

" BERLIN — Many people around the world may just now be learning that around a million Uighur Muslims and other minorities have been locked up in extrajudicial internment camps in the region of Xinjiang, in western China. The Spanish telecommunications firm Telefónica has a joint venture with China Unicom that appears to use big data for tracking people. But China’s desire for investment gives foreign companies with ties in the region — and European governments — real power.

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North Korean women sold into 'slavery' in China - CSMonitor.com

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

North Korean women sold into 'slavery' in China - CSMonitor.com

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The Mass Media As a Source of Law In China

Media Law Prof Blog

Lee, Florida State University College of Law, has published Media Products as Law: The Mass Media as Enforcers and Sources of Law in China. In the People’s Republic of China (“PRC”), the texts of Tahirih V. Here is the abstract.

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News Flash Update: Counterfeit Goods Come From China

The Legal Satyricon

1,800 cases of electronic parts from China were sold to the Pentagon for their fancy high-end weapons systems! But made in China? Psha- no big deal-people buy stuff made in China all the time. Guess what? Neat-O! Are we sure that’s safe? Aw shucks, did I mention the parts were counterfeit? Source 1. Source 2. Ask a [.]. tech news

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Secret Jails Used To Enforce China's 'Hidden Rules' : NPR

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Secret Jails Used To Enforce China's 'Hidden Rules' : NPR If you consider that as recently as a generation ago, China did not have any trial lawyers or a criminal law , the country has come a long way in establishing a legal system. There sits a small hotel run by the government of South China's Guangxi province. China has denied the existence of "black jails" to the United Nations ' human rights commission, but almost anyone petitioning the government can show you one.

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When it Comes to DC Lobbying, Google Outspends Big Tech Cohort–and the Peoples Republic of China

Music Technology Policy

which is the biggest foreign lobbyist according to Open Secrets: And to the People’s Republic of China U.S. As Susan Crawford tells us : I was brought up and trained in the Internet Age by people who really believed that nation states were on the verge of crumbling…and we could geek around it. We could avoid it. These people were irrelevant. It’s rather stark when you see it.

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Orlando Bloom's 'Smart Chase' at Center of Hollywood-China Legal Dispute

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Das Films claims Bliss Media breached their deal and lied about abandoning the film to cover it up. read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies THR Online Asia International

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Intellectuals held in China crackdown after Liu Xiaobo gets Nobel peace prize | World news | The Guardian

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

The Norwegian Nobel peace prize committee announced on Friday that this year's winner will be Liu , a former literature professor who co-drafted the Charter 08 campaign for increased political liberties in China.

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Intellectual property rights protection improving in China - People's Daily Online

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Intellectual property rights protection improving in China - People's Daily Online China 's intellectual property rights protection system is improving thanks to a cooperative project between China and the European Union , senior officials said. The progress is partly due to cooperation over intellectual property rights between the State Intellectual Property Office of China (SIPO) and the EPO, Battistelli said.

China Is Detaining Muslims in Vast Numbers. The Goal: ‘Transformation.’ - The New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"HOTAN, China — On the edge of a desert in far western China, an imposing building sits behind a fence topped with barbed wire. This camp outside Hotan, an ancient oasis town in the Taklamakan Desert, is one of hundreds that China has built in the past few years.

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GoDaddy follows Google’s lead, exiting China

The Legal Satyricon

DeVoy In response to new regulations requiring domain name registrants to supply the Chinese government with extensive personal information, including photographs, GoDaddy.com has announced its intention to stop doing business in China. Since 2000, GoDaddy has been one of the leading domain name registrants in the United States, but may be best known for [.].

Japan PM calls for release of Chinese Nobel laureate - The China Post

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Japan PM calls for release of Chinese Nobel laureate - The China Post Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan called Thursday for the release of jailed Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo , who won the Nobel Peace Prize last week. Japan-China relations are getting back to the basics of a mutually beneficial strategic partnership which I confirmed with President Hu Jintao in June" when Kan took office, he added. More. __ The China Post is Taiwan's leading English language newspaper.

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Hollywood Docket: Google's China Syndrome; 'Wolverine' pirate speaks; Conan's new advisor

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Entertainment law news this morning: Google's top lawyer David Drummond says the company may shut down its service in China if the country doesn't allow it to run an unfiltered search engine. Drummond describes a significant intellectual property theft where.

China CRIENGLISH

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

China CRIENGLISH A ten-year old boy formally registered as a student in an engineering college in the city of Tianjin on Saturday. This summer, China saw a record high of 8.7

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A bleak future for boys in China, India and South Korea

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

A preference for sons in China, India and South Korea combined with easy access to sex-selective abortions has led to a significant imbalance between the number of males and females born in these countries. In 2005 in China, "it was estimated that 1.1 In China, 94% of unmarried people aged 28 to 49 are male, 97% of whom have not completed high school, and there are worries the inability to marry will result in psychological issues and possibly increased violence and crime.

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China Pressured on Dissidents to Currency as Global Role Mounts - Bloomberg

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

China Pressured on Dissidents to Currency as Global Role Mounts - Bloomberg China was subjected to an onslaught of international criticism on policies ranging from human rights to currency reform as it was pressed this week to live up to its burgeoning superpower status and show greater social and financial responsibility. trade official with responsibility for China.

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