Category Archives: china

Chinese Game of Thrones Pirates Unaffected By US ‘Trade War’

By | May 25, 2019

Following its launch in 2011, Game of Thrones became one of the most talked about and loved TV shows in history. Eight years and dozens of Emmy awards later, episode six of season eight aired last Sunday, bringing the curtain down for the final time. While millions were able to soak up this momentous TV… Read More »

Can a New Anti-Piracy System Really Defeat Cinema “Camming”?

By | May 19, 2019

During February, China’s National Copyright Administration (NCAC) announced that it would be upping efforts to deal with copyright infringement. On top of a promise to “dig deep” into the sources of piracy and “sternly investigate” online platforms that help to distribute pirated content, the NCAC said it would also target unauthorized “camming”. Camming, the act… Read More »

Avengers: Endgame Leaks Online in China, Begins to Spread

By | April 27, 2019

Avengers: Endgame is being tentatively billed as the biggest box office hit the world has ever seen. The movie is set for release in the United States in two days’ time, when millions of Marvel fans will descend on cinemas nationwide to view the spectacular. Interestingly, the companies behind the movie chose to release the… Read More »

China to Crack Down on ‘CAM’ Piracy & Online Distribution Platforms

By | April 19, 2019

China has long been associated with rampant counterfeiting and copyright infringement, with the country facing criticism in the West on an almost daily basis. Over the past couple of years, however, Chinese authorities have become increasingly vocal when these activities are perceived to have a negative effect locally. In particular, the government appears to have… Read More »

China Aks The Public to Help Crack Down on Movie Piracy

By | April 18, 2019

With more than a billion citizens, China is seen as both a great opportunity and a great threat to the entertainment industries, Holywood included.  While China has traditionally been very reluctant to show ‘western’ movies, it has opened up in recent years much to the delight of the American movie studios.  The problem, however, is… Read More »

Operator of China’s Former Leading Torrent Site Jailed For Three Years

By | April 9, 2019

While most Western torrent site users are familiar with giants such as The Pirate Bay and RARBG, there’s also a thriving BitTorrent scene in the Far East. Millions of Internet users in countries like China, South Korea, Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam rely on the protocol for their content fix but largely due to language barriers,… Read More »

Chinas Web Site And VPN Blocking Hurts Enterprise, US Says

By | April 7, 2018

The Chinese language authorities is thought to maintain a good grip on the web sites its residents are allowed to see on the Web. The so-called Nice Firewall blocks pirate websites, but additionally all kinds of different web sites which the federal government believes might have a damaging affect on society. While the precise scope… Read More »

China to Begin Blocking Unauthorized VPN Suppliers This April

By | February 5, 2018

Back in January 2017, Chinas Ministry of Trade and Data Expertise introduced a 14-month marketing campaign to crack down on unauthorized Web platforms. China stated that Web applied sciences and providers had been increasing in a disorderly style, so regulation was required. No shock then that the marketing campaign focused censorship-busting VPN providers, that are… Read More »

VPN Supplier Jailed For 5 Years After Serving to 1000’s Breach Chinas Firewall

By | December 22, 2017

The Chinese language governments grip on energy is matched by its dedication to manage entry to data. To that finish, it seeks to manage what folks in China can see on the Web, thereby limiting the impact of out of doors influences on society. The authorities tries to succeed in these targets by use of… Read More »

Another Chinese Language Developer Arrested For Promoting VPN Access

By | September 20, 2017

Early 2017, Chinas Ministry of Business and Info Know-how stated that because of Web applied sciences and providers increasing in a disorderly vogue, regulation can be wanted to revive order. Announcing measures to strengthen community info safety administration, the federal government stated it will start a nationwide Web community entry providers clean-up. Announcing measures to… Read More »