Chinese social networking service website has sued Oak Pacific Interactive, which previously launched a similar website as that of, for unfair competition and the case has been accepted by Beijing Second Intermediate People's Court.

Founded in March 2008,, with the Chinese name of "Kai Xin Wang", has gained great success with its featured marketing method and products. According to an unnamed insider quoted in a news article on, in September 2008, Oak Pacific Interactive suggested acquiring, but the suggestion was rejected. In October 2008, Oak Pacific Interactive bought the domain name of and opened a similar website with the same Chinese name of "Kai Xin Wang". said in its indictment that's Chinese name, the major part of its domain name, its functions, service targets, and contents are basically the same with those of In addition, the style of its front page is similar with that of All of these deeds have constituted an unfair competition scenario.

Therefore, requires Oak Pacific Interactive to stop the use of the name of "Kai Xin Wang" or any other similar names and asks the company to apologize publicly.



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