Alibaba: We’re no haven for pirates – we’ll yank fake goods from our web bazaars within 24 hours
Alibaba says it has taken significant steps to speed up how it cracks down on counterfeit goods sold on its online marketplaces.
China’s Amazon reckons its freshly overhauled intellectual property protection website can strip knockoff gear from its web souks within 24 hours of legit complaints from registered rights holders. This move comes after the company was criticized for, essentially, being a haven for bootleggers.
“This is a great development for brand owners facing major intellectual property issues on Alibaba’s platforms,” Jan-Maarten Laurijssen, a managing partner at Pointer Brand Protection, an online brand protection tech company in the Netherlands, told The Register.
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