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Tech 2021: China Cracks Down on Data Sharing, Cryptocurrency, Gaming and More

Beijing spent the year enforcing new policies against tech firms within its borders, forcing Didi, Tencent, Alibaba and others to reorganize their businesses to appease regulators. Chinese President Xi Jinping's administration also moved to ban cryptocurrency mining, instituted stricter rules around how companies can deploy algorithms, and even mandated how long kids can play video games. The year-long effort so far has changed how business is carried out in China.

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    Why Is Beijing Cracking Down on China-Based Tech Firms?

    China’s ‘unprecedented’ crackdown stunned private enterprise. One year on, it may have to cut business some slack
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    China’s ‘unprecedented’ crackdown stunned private enterprise. One year on, it may have to cut business some slack

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    CNN - by Laura He

    On November 2, 2020, Jack Ma’s Ant Group was gearing up for the biggest initial public offering in history. One day later, it all fell apart. Beijing’s decision to yank the $37 billion IPO was just the start of a sweeping crackdown that has become one of the most consequential realignments of private …

    China proposes strict control of algorithms
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    China proposes strict control of algorithms

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    TechCrunch - Manish Singh

    China is not done with curbing the influence local internet services have assumed in the world’s most populous market. Following a widening series of regulatory crackdowns in recent months, the nation on Friday issued draft guidelines on regulating the algorithms firms run to make recommendations …

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