Chinese authorities have banned the country’s music streaming platforms from striking most exclusive copyright deals. Photo: AP Photo
Chinese authorities have banned the country’s music streaming platforms from striking most exclusive copyright deals. Photo: AP Photo
Regulation

China tech crackdown: most exclusive copyright deals banned for digital music platforms

  • The government announcement comes amid a crackdown on the tech sector that has focused partly on monopolistic behaviour and unfair competition
  • Leading industry player Tencent Music ended all exclusive copyright agreements last year

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Chinese authorities have banned the country’s music streaming platforms from striking most exclusive copyright deals. Photo: AP Photo
Chinese authorities have banned the country’s music streaming platforms from striking most exclusive copyright deals. Photo: AP Photo
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