Weibo sued for monopolistic practices limiting access to its data as China’s antitrust crackdown invites new challenges

//Weibo sued for monopolistic practices limiting access to its data as China’s antitrust crackdown invites new challenges

Weibo sued for monopolistic practices limiting access to its data as China’s antitrust crackdown invites new challenges

Weibo, one of China’s biggest social media sites, is being sued by a small software company over alleged anticompetitive restrictions on the use of the microblogging platform’s data, which could test the limits of Beijing’s enhanced antitrust enforcement this year.Eefung Software, based in the city of Changsha in southern Hunan province, sued Weibo Corp, owned by Shanghai-based Sina Corp, in a local court, arguing that the company’s refusal of a request to access data constitutes a monopolistic…

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