Draft E-Commerce Law Intends to Tackle Fake Reviews

By April Ma
Illustration by Xu Yuanyuan
Illustration by Xu Yuanyuan

(Beijing) — A long-anticipated draft law aimed at better regulating the world's largest e-commerce market has been sent for review to top legislators, who will examine how it addresses issues like fake product reviews, information leaks and e-commerce taxes.

The draft e-commerce law, sent for closed-door review on Monday, has yet to be published. But it's expected to address a wide range of problems plaguing a sector that has largely lived in a gray zone since e-commerce first took off in China a decade ago.

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