Why Wasn’t Baidu Library Protected Under Safe Harbor Principle?


(By Luo Yanjie) In our previous post Baidu Library Ordered to Pay Huge Huge Compensation on for Copyright Infringement, we discussed the amount of the compensation in the case of Beijing China Youth Book Inc. vs Baidu Library. Yesterday, we found out the reasoning and judgment held by Beijing No.1 Intermediate People’s Court. Thus, in today’s post we will analyze the legal basis about this case from the perspective of the judgment.

Introduction to the Case:

Plaintiff: Beijing China Youth Book Inc. (the “Youth Book Inc.”)