Posts Tagged ‘book’

360Buy.com Promises Chinese Writers Commissions On Book Sales

Chinese B2C e-commerce website 360buy.com has announced that it has launched a campaign starting from June 1, 2011, to return 3% of its sales of books to the original writers. 360buy.com plans to operate this subsidy scheme for three years. Writers who want to gain the subsidy need to register, and once approved by 360buy.com, […]


Shanda Literature Will Sue Baidu.com In January 2010

Shanda Literature, the Internet literature subsidiary of Shanda Interactive Entertainment Limited, has announced that it […]


Pen Frustration: Chinese Writers Furious Over Google’s Copyright Agenda

Chinawriter.com.cn has posted a message allegedly from Google which states that the American search engine will compensate Chinese writers USD60 for each book of each writer who agrees to allow Google to use the book online.
This payment policy has angered many Chinese writers, who have filled online forums with statements about Google’s hegemonic behavior.
The search […]


Taobao.com Sentenced For Pirated Internet Sales In China

Beijing Dongcheng District People’s Court has sentenced Chinese online auction website Taobao.com and a Chinese seller surnamed Yang to pay CNY2000 in compensation to China Friendship Publishing Company for the sale of a pirated book on Taobao.
In its petition, CFPC claimed that it was the exclusive owner of the copyright of the book “Daomu Biji […]


China’s Shanda Literature Plans To Sue Google For Book Piracy

According to Hou Xiaoqiang, CEO of Shanda Literature, the company plans to start a lawsuit against Google to push the global search engine towards better transparency and a higher sense of corporate social responsibility.
Hou says Shanda Literature, which is a subsidiary of Chinese online game game company Shanda, started contact with Google before the latest […]


China’s Online Game Sector Made CNY18.38 Billion Revenue In 2008

At the China Game Industry Annual Conference 2008, a report on China’s game industry for 2008 was released with information that the actual sales within China’s online game industry in 2008 was CNY18.38 billion, a year-on-year increase of 76.6%.


Shanda Hits The Books In China With New Copyright Chief

Chinese online gaming company Shanda (SNDA) says its subsidiary Shanda Literature is enhancing its management team and has unveiled a new arm devoted to literature research in China.


China’s Xinhua Bookstore Ramps Up Online Retail Network

After a year-long preparation period, China’s Xinhua Bookstore is finally starting its online sales business by cooperating with seven bookstores, including Beijing Books Building, Wangfujing Bookstore, and Zhongguancun Bookstore.