August 23, 2007

Novelist sues Sohu.com over SMS copyright

A novelist who wrote 190 romantic short messages is now suing Sohu.com for violating his copyright. Shanghai No. 2 Intermediate People's Court heard the case yesterday. [via Zhejiang Online]

"The novelist, Zhejiang Province native Fu Zhanbei, is demanding three million yuan (US$395,283) compensation and a public apology on the Website. Fu accused the Website of continuing to use his short messages after their contract ended and making profits from them."

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