The World: Beijing - Chinese TV unites to battle online video piracy

A group of Chinese television networks and providers, including Shanghai Media Group and, have formed an alliance in an effort to prevent the violation of video copyright online.

The coalition will aim to help better facilitate the exchange of legal content from network providers to online video sites, following a recent spate of online piracy of videos in China.

The group will also campaign to the relevant government departments for help in stepping up the copyright protection of new media, and offer more support to respective copyright owners.