Apple ordered to pay $1.9 million to Chinese publisher over copyright case

A Chinese publishing group has won a $1.9 million case against Apple for how the company fails to stop other publishers selling copyright content in the App Store.

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The Tianjin Binhai People’s Court has sided with a local subsidary of China’s COL Digital Publishing Group in a case against Apple and the App Store. The online publisher claims that multiple rivals had released apps which included material, such as popular novels, whose rights belong to COL Digital.

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