Yahoo! China sued for alleged copyright breach
Reuters, publication date: 7 March 2007
"Music industry giants including Warner Music Group Corp. (WMG.N: Quote, Profile , Research) are suing Yahoo! China for alleged copyright infringement by providing links to unlicensed music, trade organisation IFPI said on Wednesday.
Beijing's no. 2 Intermediate Court has accepted the case, which was filed in early January by 11 companies and seeks damages of 5.5 million yuan ($710,686), said Leong May-seey, the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry's (IFPI) Hong Kong-based regional director for Asia."