Recent moves by Alibaba and Tencent raise the spectre of the walled garden approach common in the early days of the internet. Photo: Reuters Recent moves by Alibaba and Tencent raise the spectre of the walled garden approach common in the early days of the internet. Photo: Reuters
Recent moves by Alibaba and Tencent raise the spectre of the walled garden approach common in the early days of the internet. Photo: Reuters
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Alibaba, Tencent and walled gardens: History repeats itself on the Chinese web

In a bid to prevent users from venturing out of their proprietary environment, Alibaba and Tencent are aggressively adopting a walled garden strategy.

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Recent moves by Alibaba and Tencent raise the spectre of the walled garden approach common in the early days of the internet. Photo: Reuters Recent moves by Alibaba and Tencent raise the spectre of the walled garden approach common in the early days of the internet. Photo: Reuters
Recent moves by Alibaba and Tencent raise the spectre of the walled garden approach common in the early days of the internet. Photo: Reuters
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