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Chinese video site “illegally distributing” Blackpink documentary and BTS concert




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Seoul — outlet Allkpop reported recently that the Netflix documentary Blackpink: Light Up The Sky is being illegally distributed on a Chinese video site.

A full 79-minute of the Netflix documentary was uploaded on Wednesday (Oct 14) on the popular Chinese video site BiliBili, which is similar to . Chinese viewers can easily and watch the documentary as already included Chinese subtitles.

The documentary was released exclusively on Netflix as it is a Netflix production, which means that it is being illegally distributed through BiliBili. Koreans online noted that people in still watched Korean videos illegally although they are discouraged from doing so mainly for political and reasons.

South Korean band BTS started hosting an online concert. Picture:
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Bilibili has also come under fire for illegally distributing the BTS concert this month. It  uploaded the full concert on the site and the video garnered many views within two days. There is also other Korean content that is being illegally streamed on the site.

Blackpink: Light Up The Sky is about the lives of the members after their debut in 2016. It shows the path of the girls as they become stars.

Blackpink is a South Korean girl group formed by YG , consisting of members , Jennie, Rose and Lisa. It debuted in August 2016 with the single album Square One, which featured Whistle and Boombayah, their first number-one entries on ’s Gaon Digital Chart and the  World Digital Song Sales chart, respectively.

Meanwhile, BTS, also known as the Bangtan Boys, is a seven-member South Korean boy band that began forming in 2010 and debuted in 2013 under Entertainment. Its members —  RM, , Suga, , Jimin, and — co-write and co-produce  much of their own output. /TISG

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