CUHK Business School Research Shows Reducing Online Piracy Can Lead to Increased Creative Output, But Comes with Unintended Side Effects


HONG KONG SAR – Media OutReach – 19 July 2021 – The protection of intellectual property rights (IPR) has long been a sticking point in China’s dealings with the West. Despite making gradual strides in its regime in recent decades, the country remains plagued by concerns over copyright infringement in the physical as well as digital realms. Online, Chinese authorities continue to wage their battle against piracy, which is costing billions in lost revenues in everything from movies to TV shows, as well as music and books.



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