China has signalled a crackdown on breaches of copyright in the short video industry. Photo: EPA-EFE
China has signalled a crackdown on breaches of copyright in the short video industry. Photo: EPA-EFE

Beijing to tighten copyright on use of movie clips, in potential blow to short video apps such as Douyin and Kuaishou

  • China’s National Copyright Administration said it will intensify its scrutiny of copyright infringements
  • Moves comes after a call by TV and movie industry for more action on breaches by short video users

China has signalled a crackdown on breaches of copyright in the short video industry. Photo: EPA-EFE
China has signalled a crackdown on breaches of copyright in the short video industry. Photo: EPA-EFE
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