Thursday, August 21, 2008

IOC official praises China anti-piracy efforts

BEIJING, Aug. 21 (Xinhua) -- Hain Verbruggen, chairman of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission for the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, praised China's anti-piracy efforts against illegal broadcasts of the events on Thursday, calling them efficient.

  In a meeting with Liu Binjie, general director of China's General Administration of Press and Publication, Verbruggen said according to the IOC's automatic monitoring system, the illegal broadcasting of Olympic-related content occurring in the country had all been stopped rapidly and efficiently.

  "The anti-piracy efforts of the Chinese government set a good example for the global anti-piracy work for the Olympics," said Verbruggen.

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1 comment:

Keir said...

I go to Tom's DVD shop every week- possibly the biggest and most famous shop featuring pirated DVDs here in Peking. Meanwhile China allows pirated versions of Google and "Youtubecn" to have free access to the Internet but my students can't even access Wikipedia without government sufferance. Ah, the moral arbiter which is the IOC.....