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Thread: Chinese Film Studio Suing Apple
03-29-2013, 02:15 PM #1
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.
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
03-29-2013, 09:50 PM #2
The Chinese are a joke.
03-30-2013, 09:48 AM #3
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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Zahirul Islam (03-31-2013)
03-30-2013, 09:58 AM #4
How ironic is this " a Chinese company suing for piracy"
03-30-2013, 10:31 AM #5
03-30-2013, 01:04 PM #6
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.