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US targets Chinese music download rules

July 19, 2007

By BRADLEY S. KLAPPER, Associated Press Writer

GENEVA – The United States is seeking consultations with China over rules on music downloading and cinema rights that appear to discriminate against foreign sound recordings and films, a U.S. trade official said Wednesday.

In its written statement to the WTO, the U.S. said “various measures in China appear to impose market access restriction or discriminatory requirements on foreign service suppliers seeking to engage in the digital distribution of sound recordings.”

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