IP and Law
Posted by Joel Martinsen on Saturday, October 22, 2005 at 10:56 AM
Baidu has added an extra click-through layer to its MP3 search function in an apparent attempt to distance itself from allegations of piracy.
Previously, clicking on an MP3 search result would download the file directly, but now it leads you to a page containing the warning translated below:
It's unclear whether this strategy will work - Baidu is essentially taking their courtroom argument and clarifying it for their users, but nothing has fundamentally changed in the areas the record companies are displeased with.
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