Posts Tagged ‘Taobao’

China’s Taobao.com Bans Sales Of Bitcoin-related Products

Chinese C2C e-commerce website Taobao.com formally published an online notice stating that starting from January 14, 2014, the website will ban the sale of Bitcoins as well as Bitcoin mining machines. Taobao.com said that based on the related regulations and policies of China, the company will adjust its prohibited product management practices accordingly, adding virtual […]


Taobao.com, Coach Form Internet Alliance Against Chinese Fakes

Coach, a leading American designer and maker of luxury lifestyle handbags and accessories, has signed a memorandum of understanding with Taobao.com, the Chinese Internet shopping subsidiary of Alibaba Group, to prevent the sale of fake Coach products on this Chinese website. This is reportedly the first time for Coach to cooperate in this manner with […]


Internet Businesses Push Alibaba’s Online Subsidiary To Postpone Contract Signings

Tmall.com, the B2C section of Alibaba’s Taobao.com website, has published a report stating that its 2012 contract signings and renewals, which were planned to be launched on October 17, 2011, have been postponed. The company said they will soon publish another report to inform clients about the new start date of the contract signing and […]


U.S. Government Stings Chinese Websites Baidu.com, Taobao.com As "Notorious Markets"

Chinese search engine Baidu.com and an e-commerce subsidiary of Alibaba, Taobao.com, have just been placed on the United States Trade Representative’s “Notorious Markets List”. USTR states: “The Notorious Markets List identifies selected markets, including those on the Internet, which exemplify the problem of marketplaces dealing in infringing goods and helping to sustain global piracy and […]


E-Commerce Fraud Forces Alibaba To Replace Internet Executives In China

The chief executive officer and chief operating officer of Chinese e-commerce behemoth Alibaba.com Limited have resigned after the company admitted that about 100 of its own sales people were involved in allowing fraudulent storefronts on its international online marketplace. Alibaba said that members of its senior management knew of a noticeable increase of fraud claims […]


APAC: 4,000 Fake "Taobao" Websites Closed By July 2010

The Anti-Phishing Alliance of China has announced that by the end of July 2010, the alliance had received 19,817 reports related to phishing websites, and e-commerce websites were the most imitated ones. According to APAC, the number of phishing website reports in the first seven months of 2010 was more than double compared with the […]


New E-commerce Rules: China Will Implement Real-name Registration For Internet Stores

The State Administration for Industry & Commerce of China has formally published the “Interim Measures for Management of Network Commodity Trade and Related Services”, effective from July 1, 2010.
According to the measures, individual online sellers in China who wish to sell goods via the Internet should submit applications to the operators of e-commerce platforms with […]


Taobao.com Launches E-commerce Rights Protection Platform

Chinese online auction website Taobao.com has launched an e-commerce rights protection platform with the approach of March 15, World Consumer Rights Day.
Consumers can click to access the platform which is set in a prominent position of Taobao’s homepage to make complaints or inquiries about the processing of the complaints when they purchase goods via Taobao. […]


Chinese Internet Shopping Security Alliance To Be Established

Chinese anti-virus solution provider Kingsoft says it will join hands with e-commerce service provider Taobao.com, […]


APAC Teams With Netcraft To Fight Phishing Websites In China

The Anti-Phishing Alliance of China has decided to cooperate with the international network security company Netcraft to jointly fight phishing and hacking websites in China.
Statistics published at the annual conference of APAC show that by October 22, 2009, a total of 8,342 phishing websites had been punished and none of these websites had any complaints […]