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MPAA Wins Copyright Infringement Case Against Chinese Streaming-Video Site

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The Motion Pictures Association of America has notched another victory against copyright infringement in China.

On Monday, a Chinese court in Shenzhen found Xunlei Networking Technologies Co., a large online video company based in southern China, guilty of infringing upon the copyrights of over two-dozen U.S. movie titles.

The MPAA brought the case on behalf of its member studios in January 2015. The Shenzhen court found Monday that Xunlei did not have the authorization to make the movies available to the public via its websites, f.xunlei.com and kuai.xunlei.com. The court awarded damages of RMB1.4 million (about $210,000) and legal costs of »

- Patrick Brzeski

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Jerry Lewis Died of Heart Disease, Says Coroner

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Authorities in Las Vegas say Jerry Lewis died of heart disease, but the wording of his death certificate differs from what was reported earlier.

Clark County Coroner John Fudenberg said Monday that Lewis' official cause of death was end-stage cardiac disease and peripheral vascular disease.

Lewis was the clownish comic hailed as an artistic genius and the host for decades of annual muscular dystrophy telethons.

He died Sunday of natural causes in Las Vegas at age 91.

Fudenberg says coroner deputies had been told Lewis died of ischemic cardiomyopathy.

Ferozan Malal is the hospice and palliative medicine physician »

- the Associated Press

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