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The good old days will not be back for China's internet companies

Crackdown's end still leaves regulators with enhanced powers

| China
Alibaba Group's logo at the company's headquarters in Hangzhou: The company's time in the authorities' doghouse had ended.   © Reuters

Angela Huyue Zhang is an associate professor of law at the University of Hong Kong and director of its Philip K.H. Wong Center for Chinese Law. She is the author of "Chinese Antitrust Exceptionalism: How the Rise of China Challenges Global Regulation."

Are the Chinese technology sector's regulatory troubles ending? Or is Beijing tightening its grip on internet companies even harder?

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