- Two Shanghai software professionals have been deemed guilty of copyright infringement after selling pirated Microsoft programs. According to Shanghai Daily, the pair had bought genuine Microsoft software to get a permission agreement and added pirated software to it to make buyers believe they were buying the genuine article.
- Although we’re used to hearing about Chinese copyright infringement, the China Tech News reports that a majority of pirated Olympic broadcasts were made outside of China: About 1,600 pirated broadcasts happened across the world, of which 85% were done in developed countries. Only about 100 came from China.
- Video sharing site Tudou has now recorded nearly 70 million individual users and 25 million daily searches of its almost 13 million videos.
- Shanda, the company behind online game Legend of Mir, has been sued for emotional damages by a user. The gamer claims he suffered these damages after the company froze his account.
- The Guangdong cities of Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Foshan and Dongguan might soon have a unified wireless network. The local government plans to make this area the first “wireless city group” in China, but many more of these areas are under construction./li>
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