Baidu sued for $49.2m for copyright violationsUpdated: 2013-11-13 16:01
A file photo that shows different logo of online video platforms in China's video industry. [Photo / dfic.cn]
A group including Chinese Internet firms Tencent Holdings and Sohu.Com Inc as well as a top US film industry body said on Wednesday it is seeking 300 million yuan ($49.2 million) in damages from China's Baidu Inc and others for copyright violation.
The group, which also includes Youku Tudou Inc, Dalian Wanda Group and the Motion Picture Association of America, said in a statement that Baidu and others had been using an automated process to obtain content from the other companies.
Baidu was not immediately available for comment.