07/16/2008 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

China Announces Ban On "Illegal" Olympic Sites

Over 20 video websites were "reprimanded" and asked to "stop infringement" by China's Copyright Administration, today's Beijing News reported. These websites are accused of broadcasting "Olympic-related content" without legal authorization.

The Copyright Administration, Ministry of Information and Industry, and SARFT held a joint press conference yesterday to announce a "ban on illegal Olympic broadcasting" and crackdown on pirated "Olympic-related" content.

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