“The state-run Xinhua news agency said Thursday that the Beijing No. 2 Intermediate People’s Court ordered Apple to pay the money to eight Chinese writers and two companies for violating their copyrights,” Tejada reports. “Attorneys for the writers had argued that software available from Apple’s app store contained unlicensed digital copies of their books.”
Tejada reports, “The group originally asked for 10 million yuan in damages, according to Xinhua.”
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