A motorist travels past an Alibaba Group Holding office building in Shanghai on December 24, 2020. Beijing’s ongoing antitrust campaign kicked off last year with an investigation into the e-commerce giant, and regulators are now tightening rules and hiring more workers amid the crackdown. Photo: Bloomberg
A motorist travels past an Alibaba Group Holding office building in Shanghai on December 24, 2020. Beijing’s ongoing antitrust campaign kicked off last year with an investigation into the e-commerce giant, and regulators are now tightening rules and hiring more workers amid the crackdown. Photo: Bloomberg
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China’s antitrust agency looks to boost headcount as Beijing amends Anti-Monopoly Law to target internet platforms

  • The antitrust bureau of the State Administration for Market Regulation posted online that it is looking for 18 new hires
  • Beijing is also amending its antitrust law to ban the use of algorithms for competitive advantage, after Big Tech firms were fined for related behaviour

Topic |   Internet
A motorist travels past an Alibaba Group Holding office building in Shanghai on December 24, 2020. Beijing’s ongoing antitrust campaign kicked off last year with an investigation into the e-commerce giant, and regulators are now tightening rules and hiring more workers amid the crackdown. Photo: Bloomberg
A motorist travels past an Alibaba Group Holding office building in Shanghai on December 24, 2020. Beijing’s ongoing antitrust campaign kicked off last year with an investigation into the e-commerce giant, and regulators are now tightening rules and hiring more workers amid the crackdown. Photo: Bloomberg
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