Squid Game became a hit in China despite not being officially released there. Photo: Netflix
Squid Game became a hit in China despite not being officially released there. Photo: Netflix

Chinese court jails Renren Yingshi video site founder in crackdown on film and TV piracy

  • Liang Yongping given 3½ years in prison over piracy of 30,000 TV shows and films, with 14 other people yet to be sentenced
  • Public demand for the likes of House of Cards and Squid Game fuelled partly by China’s restrictions on foreign content

Topic |   Censorship in China
Squid Game became a hit in China despite not being officially released there. Photo: Netflix
Squid Game became a hit in China despite not being officially released there. Photo: Netflix
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