2011 seizures of pirated books and porn in China

in Counterfeit Goods

Authorities in China reported seizing over 52 million items of pirated publications, pornography and other types of illicit content in 2011.

31.5 million audio and video items were seized, along with 6.6 million books and 988,000 digital copies of publications. 1.8 million online posts were also taken down due to its illicit content.

The number of pirated content and porn seized was higher in 2011 than the reported 44 million items seized in 2010.

Source: Indo-Asian News Service, “52 mn pirated, porn publications seized in China in 2011,” MSN India, January 6, 2012.

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