More Bull in China’s Shop

Digital Media Law

This time, not satisfied with censoring those services (and YouTube, Twitter and Flickr as well), and perhaps frustrated at the imperfect filtering provided by the nationwide system referred to as “the Great Firewall of China,” the Chinese government is requiring all PC’s sold in that country to come with filtering software, called “Green Dam Youth Escort.” Tags: China

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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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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?

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. China’s evolving algorithmic surveillance system will rely on the security organs of the communist party-state to filter, collect, and analyze staggering volumes of data flowing across the internet.

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

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

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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 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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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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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

China 50

Supporters Back Strike at Newspaper in China - NYTimes.com

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Supporters Back Strike at Newspaper in China - NYTimes.com

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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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 Expels Al Jazeera English-Language Channel - NYTimes.com

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China Expels Al Jazeera English-Language Channel - 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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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.

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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John Oliver is erased from Chinese internet following segment on China. Trump wishes he could do this in the USA – TechCrunch

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"HBO’s Last Week Tonight has led to some drastic measures in China. It’s a bit ironic that Oliver’s show itself is now censored in China as a result of this episode. It proves Oliver’s point that China still has a long way to go when it comes to human rights and freedom of the press.

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Vizio Files Fraud Lawsuit Against China's LeEco After $2 Billion Merger Fails

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The TV manufacturer alleges LeEco concocted a "secret plan" to create a false impression it was financially healthy and to steal information about customers. read more. THR, Esq. Business Television Tech Business THR Online Asia International

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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China uses Trump to make case against democracy | MSNBC

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

China uses Trump to make case against democracy | MSNBC "The Chinese government does its best to limit the free exchange of ideas in its country, but there’s no doubt that the Chinese people are aware of democracy’s existence. Officials occasionally like to remind China, however, that the rival form of government is far more trouble than it’s worth. And occasionally, Republicans in the United States offer convenient fodder that makes China’s job easier.

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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.

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 [.].

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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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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You can take Google out of China, but can you take the China out of Google?

Music Technology Policy

Google is trying to hide behind a human rights spin--according to Google, China broke into Google's data centers to collect information about human rights activitists. But wait--the Chinese intelligence service needs to ask a US company for information to bust enemies of the state--for a bust in China. China was trying to spy on us all!

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China Cracks Down on Web Porn; What About Pirated Movies?

Copyrights & Campaigns

The AP reports on a new crackdown by the Chinese government on web porn: China warned Google and other popular Web portals Monday that they must do more to block pornographic material from reaching Chinese users, the latest in a series of government crackdowns targeting Internet content. Simply put, China cares a whole lot more about keeping porn and politically sensitive topics from its people than about protecting copyright owners (especially foreign ones).

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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.

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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China cracks down on human rights lawyers challenging the system - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Families separated, careers destroyed — meet the human rights lawyers taking extraordinary risks in China. China cracks down on human rights lawyers challenging the system - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation

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In China Digital Music Services Go After Ad Supported Piracy and Illegal Services.

Music Technology Policy

Chris Castle : A must read for today’s Anti Piracy Caucus Press Conference from David Lowery writing from China! Originally posted on The Trichordist : I’m in China for the next two weeks performing and doing a series of IP and Music Industry events. I will be occasionally updating readers on my activities. . Congress Should Ask Digital Music Services Why They Don’t Go After Ad Supported Piracy.