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  1. Should the US pass the Stop Online Piracy Act?

    Posted Feb 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to be passed, not only could websites and internet users involved in piracy be shut down, even sites with links to other sites containing copyrighted material could be shut without warning. SOPA ... is the destruction of what the internet stands for, passing it would be detrimental. Even if a blanket crackdown on piracy was the right direction to take, SOPA would not actually achieve its aims. SOPA ...

  2. Trade tensions

    Posted Apr 19th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Mainland officials have rejected a US complaint that Beijing's quotas on American movies and music are hampering its fight against piracy. What are your views on this global problem? Write to us. ...

  3. Media firms welcome US action on piracy

    Posted Apr 11th 2007, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... Andy Cheng and Jeff Pao Media companies said they were likely to benefit from any improvements as a result of the US complaints against China's alleged leniency on piracy lodged with the WTO yesterday, as industry players have been reeling. They said combating piracy in the mainland would not only help increase sales, but profits in other countries in the region, as China ...

  4. Piracy an easy target in Sino-US trade row

    Posted Apr 18th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... they are prone to take creative licence with the facts. There could be few better examples than the latest American trade complaint about piracy of copyrighted movies and music on the mainland. US trade ... for action on the mainland's huge trade surplus. According to a study of all forms of film piracy last year for the US film industry, the main culprits in dollar terms include Europe, ...

  5. WTO investigates US piracy complaint

    Posted Sep 26th 2007, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... in following a US complaint in April and last month that Beijing had failed to eliminate piracy and counterfeits, a charge the mainland government has contested vigorously. Some economists said ...

  6. Copyright piracy row casts shadow over Sino-US talks

    Posted May 21st 2007, 12:00am by Tom Miller

    ... In the first of a series on round two of the Strategic Economic Dialogue, Tom Miller looks at one of the biggest issues to be addressed in Washington American drug firms raise concerns over counterfeits 'We don't have any pirated products here,& ...

  7. From privilege to piracy: the fall of Randolph Guthrie III

    Posted Oct 08th 2005, 12:00am by David Watkins

    ... to combat piracy of intellectual property rights, which is a global crime'. Guthrie's expulsion before completion of his mainland sentence came despite the lack of a formal extradition ...

  8. US frustration mounts at trade gap, piracy

    Posted Mar 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... barrier for us. It prevents US companies from feeling confident in trading and investing in China,' he said. Mr Bhatia declined to say whether the US might take China to the WTO over piracy ...

  9. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    In Vietnam, US adopts friendly approach to web pirates

    Posted Oct 31st 2012, 12:00am by Associated Press in Ho Chi Minh City

    ... popular website laden with unlicensed songs and Hollywood movies, a prime exhibit of the digital piracy that is strangling the music industry in Asia and eroding legitimate online sales around ... Coca-Cola and Samsung pulled their advertising from the site earlier this month because of piracy concerns following questions by the Associated Press. The move challenged Zing's business model ...

  10. News - World - PIRACY

    Somali pirate negotiator gets 12 life sentences in US court

    Posted Aug 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... sentenced by a US federal judge to serve 12 life sentences. Mohammad Shibin was convicted in April on 15 charges including piracy, hostage taking, kidnapping and conspiracy. He was paid US$30,000 ... of the most heinous acts of piracy in modern memory," US Attorney Neil MacBride said. Pirates commandeered a US yacht carrying Jean and Scott Adam and Phyllis Macay and Bob Riggle in February ...




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