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07.12.2012 18:10

Writer Sues Internet Giant Baidu for Copyright Violation

In addition to seeking compensation, celebrity blogger Han Han's lawsuit is also asking courts to shutdown Baidu’s online library service
By staff reporter Ren Zhongyuan

(Beijing) – Celebrity blogger and writer Han Han is seeking 760,000 yuan in damages from Internet search giant Baidu Inc. for copyright violations through the company's online library service.

On July 10, a Beijing court began hearing the case against Wenku, an online library operated by Baidu which offered three books penned by Han.

Han is also seeking an official apology from the Nasdaq-listed Baidu, and the shutdown of its online library service.

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