American Entertainment Gets Top Billing in China

A popular Chinese Web site makes a playful reference to that very American phrase: couch potato. The site is tudou.com, which means potato. It's appropriate, because in China, viewers tend to be glued to computer screens rather than TV screens. On tudou.com, users post homemade videos. But don't call it the Chinese version of YouTube.com. The site's founder hates being called a copycat — or a pirate.

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