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China Law Blog on Social Media

A lot is happening these days in and with China and around the world. Obviously. Earlier last year, much of our legal work centered around helping our clients deal with the US-China trade war. That truly feels like ages ago, as today our international lawyers have been consumed with helping companies (and NGOs and even

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Donations by Minors to Streaming Sites are Not Exactly Legal

Live streamers make their money from from fan donations, paid advertising, brand sponsorships, paid subscriptions, and commissions from marketing and affiliated sales. Direct donations or tips can be an important source of income, especially for less well-known streamers that are less likely to score big brand sponsorship or affiliation deals. The China Youth Daily recently

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China Online Game Addiction Prevention Requirements

Online games in China must get approval from the National Press and Publication Administration (NPPA) to be published and sold in China. See China Online Game Approval Laws. The NPPA review and approval process involves requiring that the game have a built-in addiction prevention mechanism. In November 2019, the NPPA released a Notice on Preventing

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China Online Game Approval Laws

China’s gaming market is the largest in the world in terms of revenue, but market access restrictions and censorship make it difficult for non-Chinese developers to sell their games into China. The following are some of the basics on what it takes for foreign companies to get their games into China. 1. The Chinese government

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How To Take Down Counterfeits From Alibaba and Other Chinese E-Commerce Sites

We have for years been writing about how our lawyers have a near 100% success rate at getting counterfeit products removed from Chinese e-commerce websites like Taobao and JD.com. Almost all Chinese e-commerce sites, including the Alibaba family of sites (Taobao, Tmall, Alibaba, AliExpress, 1688.com, etc.), have formal internal procedures for removing product listings that

China Cyber-Insecurity: What Can You Do?

This is my wrap up to my series on China cybersecurity, stemming from the recent webinar at which I discussed cybersecurity in China. To watch that webinar, go here. To read part 1 of this series, go here. Part 1 described the cybersecurity situation in China. To read part 2 of this series, go here. Part

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China Cybersecurity: No Place to Hide, Part 3

This is the third in a four-part series on China cybersecurity. This series stems from the recent webinar at which I discussed cybersecurity in China. To watch that webinar, go here. To read part 1 of this series, go here. Part 1 described the cybersecurity situation in China. To read part 2 of this series, go