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2005

Intellectual Property Law

Journal

Washington International Law Journal

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Online Music Piracy: Can American Solutions Be Exported To The People's Republic Of China To Protect American Music?, Jolene Lau Marshall Jan 2005

Online Music Piracy: Can American Solutions Be Exported To The People's Republic Of China To Protect American Music?, Jolene Lau Marshall

Washington International Law Journal

Online music piracy is a major problem in the United States and a growing problem in the People's Republic of China ("PRC"). Despite awareness of the roots of the problem, the responses of the American government and recording industry have enjoyed only mixed success. The most effective ways of combating online music piracy have been the legal pursuit of individual copyright infringers and the emergence of fee-based download services. In light of the differences in social background, laws, enforcement structure, and cultural beliefs between the United States and the PRC, simply transplanting American responses to online music piracy to ...