Chinese Basketball Association sues Bilibili for $60m in copyright infringement case

The Chinese Basketball Association is suing video-sharing platform Bilibili for RMB406m ($60m/€59m) in a potentially landmark copyright infringement case in China.

The CBA alleges that Bilibili hosted hundreds of unauthorised videos of CBA League live matches and highlights from the 2019-20 season. Bilibili was not a CBA rights-holder that season. The digital rights that are alleged to have been infringed were officially held by streaming platforms Migu, Tencent and Youku.

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