A view of the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) office building located at Beijing's Financial Street in downtown Beijing on December 18, 2019. Photo: Simon Song A view of the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) office building located at Beijing's Financial Street in downtown Beijing on December 18, 2019. Photo: Simon Song
A view of the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) office building located at Beijing's Financial Street in downtown Beijing on December 18, 2019. Photo: Simon Song

China should consider digital tax for large tech firms collecting copious amounts of user data, regulator says

  • An official with China’s securities watchdog said the country should consider a digital tax, likening it to taxing natural resources
  • The comments are the latest sign of widening government scrutiny of Big Tech following a recent antitrust crackdown

Topic |   China technology
A view of the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) office building located at Beijing's Financial Street in downtown Beijing on December 18, 2019. Photo: Simon Song A view of the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) office building located at Beijing's Financial Street in downtown Beijing on December 18, 2019. Photo: Simon Song
A view of the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) office building located at Beijing's Financial Street in downtown Beijing on December 18, 2019. Photo: Simon Song
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