Thursday, January 19, 2006

Chinese crackdown targeted at production lines of pirated CD's and illegal newspapers and games

At a crackdown last year, 17 production lines that were making pirate CD's were shut down and 79 newspapers and 50 types of software games were banned. Last Tuesday Liu Yunshan, head of the governing Communist party's Publicity Department said according to CanoeMoney of Canada at a conference: officials must "severely crack down on illegal publications, purify the cultural market, effectively curb various kinds of piracy and strengthen intellectual property right protection"

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