Relatives of Ye Ting, a Chinese military leader who died in 1946, successfully sued a company that published a video clip that parodied one of his poems. Photo: Handout

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Relatives of Ye Ting, a Chinese military leader who died in 1946, successfully sued a company that published a video clip that parodied one of his poems. Photo: Handout
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