Friends: The Reunion ignites copyright battle among Chinese video streaming sites

//Friends: The Reunion ignites copyright battle among Chinese video streaming sites

Friends: The Reunion ignites copyright battle among Chinese video streaming sites

Friends: The Reunion, a special production of the American television sitcom Friends, has become the latest copyright battleground for China’s video sites in a telltale sign of how competition and censorship are shaping how Chinese people access Western content.Released this week, 17 years after the last episode aired, the special reunion episode was highly sought-after by Chinese video sites with iQiyi, Tencent Video, as well as Alibaba-backed Youku all receiving licences to broadcast a…

Article by [author-name] (c) South China Morning Post - Read full story here.

By | 2021-05-29T12:30:13+00:00 May 29th, 2021|Technology|Comments Off on Friends: The Reunion ignites copyright battle among Chinese video streaming sites