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Xunlei loses piracy suit in China

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 03 Feb 2008 18:48 User comments (1)

Xunlei loses piracy suit in China Xunlei, one of the largest download service providers in China has today announced that they have lost a piracy suit brought forward by the Shanghai Youdu Broadband Technology Co.(Youdu) and will have to pay 150,000 yuan(20,833 USD) in compensation.
Xunlei had alegedly violated the "rights of network promulgation and reaping profit," off Youdu promulgation rights.

Youdu, which is a content provider for broadband users, paid 600,000 yuan to get the network promulgation rights for a Chinese blockbuster film. The agreement allowed the company to provide the movie for download for one month. Xunlei however did not have rights yet provided download links on its site for free.

In early June Youdu sued Xunlei asking for monetary damages and the case has finally been settled.

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127.2.2008 1:56

Its internationally the silly season.

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