Entries Tagged as 'Internet Law'

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011

Taobao under Monopoly Investigation, or Not?

Taobao, Alibaba Group’s online retail platform that saw over $63 billion worth of transactions in the past year, is caught in several controversies recently. It started in October when Alibaba’s attempt to raise fees met with furious protests from the small vendors on Taobao Mall. It was not until China’s Minister of Commerce stepped in that the […]

Thursday, June 10th, 2010

Reading into China’s White Paper on the Internet

China released it’s White Paper on the Internet yesterday (Beijing June 9, 2011), full text in English here, in Chinese here, a brief English news report by China Daily here. So what do we make of this story? The paragraph that has got a lot of attention starts like this: Chinese citizens fully enjoy freedom […]