Almost overnight, China’s anti-monopoly bureaucrats became a force feared by Big Tech. Illustration by Lau Ka-kuen
Almost overnight, China’s anti-monopoly bureaucrats became a force feared by Big Tech. Illustration by Lau Ka-kuen

China tech crackdown: in 2021, technology giants came under intense scrutiny after sleeping watchdogs awakened

  • Almost overnight, China’s anti-monopoly bureaucrats became a force feared by Big Tech, as they issued hefty fines for deals struck without official approval
  • As regulators jostled for control over the tech sector, there were signs of ‘regulatory competition’ and inconsistency, according to industry observers

Topic |   China technology
Almost overnight, China’s anti-monopoly bureaucrats became a force feared by Big Tech. Illustration by Lau Ka-kuen
Almost overnight, China’s anti-monopoly bureaucrats became a force feared by Big Tech. Illustration by Lau Ka-kuen
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