Beijing High Court, Go East Entertainment Co. Ltd. (H.K.) v. Beijing Alibaba Technology Co., Ltd., (2007) Er Zhong Min Chu Zi No. 02627, December 20, 2007

Document type
Court Decision
Court held that defendant search engine Alibaba is liable for taking down 15 of the 26 allegedly infringing recording in accordance with the take-down notices.  Although Alibaba claims that it removed all 15 links that the Plaintiff sent them in regards to the take-down, the Court held that Alibaba should know that its 26 recordings are infringing Plaintiff’s copyright and thus Alibaba is negligent in discharging its duty to take steps to terminate the links to all 26 recordings.
Topic, claim, or defense
Document type
Court Decision
Issuing entity
Appellate Domestic Court
Type of service provider
Search Engine or Index
OSP obligation considered
Block or Remove
Type of law
General effect on immunity