China shuts 76 web sites in crackdown on piracy

Friday, 17 February 2006, 2:30 AM EST

China, often criticised by the West for doing little to tackle widespread music and film piracy from the Internet, on Wednesday touted a four-month campaign it said resulted in 76 Web sites being closed.

Ofiicials said that since September, 172 cases had been investigated -- including 14 after requests from overseas companies -- and 76 had been shut down.

At InformationWeek.

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