Data Piracy Remains Asia Concern

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Despite efforts by government regulators, industry bodies and data vendors, piracy remains a concern for those in the market data business, especially—though not exclusively—in the Chinese market.

Unlicensed vendors in China who provide real-time market data at knock-down prices create problems for authorized distributors hoping to gain revenues from distributing market data in China, says Andy Ng, chief operating officer at Nextview, a Singapore-based vendor with offices in most major Asian

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