POST Online Media Lite Edition



 

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.

Article continues below



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.


What to read next

SINA and Alibaba in strategic social commerce alliance
Alibaba Group to buy 10% stake in Singapore Post
Taiwan: Alibaba is Chinese company and should leave