Data at center of Beijing’s clampdown on big tech

More regulatory crackdowns are in store for China’s tech leviathans after the last-minute mothballing of Ant Group’s stock market flotation.Beijing is said to favor taking baby steps towards beefing up its scrutiny of the nation’s freewheeling e-commerce, online payment and credit and loan-issuing sectors. But Alibaba founder Jack Ma’s criticism of state watchdogs’ “overregulation” at … Continue reading Data at center of Beijing’s clampdown on big tech