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    Default Chinese Film Studio Suing Apple

    According to details emerging in an unusual story from The Hollywood Reporter - not your typical source for Apple news - the Cupertino, California-based iPhone maker is being sued by a state-owned Chinese film studio.

    The suit, which was just filed in a Beijing court, alleges Apple sold its movies in the iTunes store without approval.

    Shanghai Animation Film Studio, which is backed by the Chinese government and is seen as a leading player in the nascent Chinese animation space, is seeking a little over half a million dollars in damages in the suit.
    Although most headlines pertinent to illegal distribution of entertainment content usually center on Asian-based piracy of US-made entertainment, this most recent dispute just illustrates the two-way street of challenges born of the modern age of digital content.

    According to a senior executive at Shanghai Animation, "We want to keep tight-lipped on this case because, as we see it, it's just a litigation in which we want to get compensation [for our product]... It's a sensitive period now since Apple is a big multinational company and it is surrounded by controversies on its practices in China."

    Source: The Hollywood Reporter

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    The Chinese are a joke.

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    They have nothing in this case. They just want money from Apple to go buy more Cocaine for their workers. That's all it really is.

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    How ironic is this " a Chinese company suing for piracy"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Parana6 View Post
    How ironic is this " a Chinese company suing for piracy"

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    The interesting part to me is the half million dollars. Even the most frivolous suits sue for more than that when the know what Apple has in the bank.

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