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Taiwan says Alibaba-linked e-commerce site security risk

Christian Fernsby |
Taiwan has declared an e-commerce platform linked to rival China’s Alibaba Group a potential security risk and told its owner to ask for clearance to operate as a Chinese company or else dispose of its ownership stake.

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Topics: TAIWAN   

The order adds to mounting pressure on Chinese companies in the United States and other countries over security concerns.

Taiwan closely watches those links to avoid being dominated by its giant neighbor, which has threatened to invade the island.

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