Posts Tagged ‘Youku’

Youku Tudou Sues Over Xiaomi’s Miui Box VOD Infringement

Chinese online video company Youku Tudou Group has reportedly sued Chinese mobile phone upstart Xiaomi for video-on-demand infringement. Youku Tudou reportedly claims that Xiaomi’s Miui Box illegally provided the VOD service for ten movies and TV series which infringed on Youku Tudou’s rights because they allegedly owned those rights. Youku Tudou asked Xiaomi to immediately […]


China’s Youku.com Acquires Trade Lead For CNY112.9 Million

According to a 20-F form recently submitted to the U.S. Securities and Exchange commission by the Chinese video website Youku.com, the company has completed the acquisition of a 95% stake in the overseas copyright service provider Trade Lead for CNY112.9 million. Meanwhile, Youku.com gained the holding rights to Zhejiang Dongyang Tianshi Cultural Broadcasting Company via […]


China’s Youku.com Gains Internet Publication License For Online Video

Chinese Internet video website Youku.com has received its Internet Publication License issued by the General Administration of Press and Publication of China. With this new license, Youku.com will have the right to publish audio and visual publications via the Web and mobile Internet in China. This will help the video company enhance and expand its […]


China’s Tudou.com Reinvigorates IPO Plans As CEO Settles Marital Dispute

Amid a thunderous drop in Chinese companies’ market capitalization in recent weeks, Tudou.com has filed an amendment to its filing for an initial public offering in the United States to raise money for its online video operations in China. In filings issued hours ago, Tudou Holdings Limited says a lawsuit between Chairman and CEO Gary […]


Beijing Government Says Ku6.com’s Staff Dismissals Are Illegal

Earlier this month, Chinese online video website Ku6.com announced it was downsizing staff by up to 20%. But now local media reports state those layoffs are not legal. In accordance with the related items in the Chinese Labor Law and Labor Contract Law, the Bureau of Human Resources and Social Security of Beijing’s Haidian District […]


Chinese Internet Video Rivals Join Forces On Copyright Issues

According to local media reports, rival Chinese video websites Youku.com and Tudou.com have formed anmore….


Chinese Websites Publish Internet Copyright Manifesto

Over a hundred websites from China have jointly released the “China Internet Industry Copyright Self-discipline […]


Youku Seeks To Destroy Illegal Online Videos In China

Chinese online video website Youku.com today opened its copyright identification management platform to identify and […]


Follow-up: Youku.com Sues Sohu.com Over Reputation Assault

Chinese video website Youku.com announced that it has sued Sohu.com at Beijing Haidian People’s Court for Sohu’s infringements of Youku’s copyrights and harming Youku’s reputation.
Prior to this, Sohu.com, along with Joy.cn and Union Voole Technology Company, initiated an anti-piracy alliance aimed at video websites in China. Sohu.com said it would initiate lawsuits against major Chinese […]


Sohu.com Initiates Chinese Alliance Against Video Websites

Initiated by Sohu.com, Joy.cn, and Union Voole Technology Company, a new anti-piracy alliance that is co-founded by 110 Chinese Internet video copyright owners has been launched in Beijing.
This new anti-piracy alliance released ten slogans that call for Internet video websites’ prevention of the spread of unauthorized video works. The websites are encouraged to block the […]