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China’s $3.6 billion fine against Alibaba spells the end of big tech’s romance with Beijing

- April 19, 2021 4 MIN READ

China’s state-run anti-monopoly bureau has tightened its regulations on big tech players, as shown by its recent move against the country’s largest e-commerce company, Alibaba Group. Alibaba was hit with a record antitrust fine of 18.2 billion yuan (more than A$3.6 billion) over the weekend for supposedly abusing its market dominance. The company, which operates… Read more »