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The Technology 202: China is doing what the U.S. can’t seem to: regulate its tech giants

For example, protective measures for gig workers in China followed Years of reports that such workers are overworked, underpaid and abused incomprehensible management algorithms. The tightening of privacy laws, focusing on companies with a significant presence outside of China, reflects U.S. concerns about privacy and espionage, particularly by Chinese companies like Huawei and ByteDance. The antitrust move builds on the arguments of US Federal Trade Commission Chair Lina Khan and others that dominant digital platforms lend themselves to new forms of monopoly and anti-competitive behavior.

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