China bans piracy in entertainment places
Updated: 2006-02-14 09:00
The State Council, China's cabinet, Monday promulgated a regulation on the
administration of entertainment places, stipulating to ban any piratic products
for commercial use in these places.
According to the regulation, audio and video products and electronic games
used in the entertainment places must be legally published, produced or
"In addition, all these products should not contain any of the contents that
harm national security and incite hatred towards other nationalities," says the
regulation which will be enforced from March 1.
The regulation also bans operating electronic game facilities possessing
gamble functions in the entertainment places.