Alibaba’s #MeToo scandal is warning for China tech

A logo of Alibaba Group is seen during Alibaba Group’s 11.11 Singles’ Day global shopping festival at the company’s headquarters in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China, November 11, 2019. REUTERS/Aly Song

HONG KONG, Aug 9 (Reuters Breakingviews) – Alibaba’s (9988.HK) #MeToo moment rings loud alarm bells for China’s embattled technology sector at a bad time.

The $534 billion e-commerce company was already under scrutiny for antitrust and other issues. Over the weekend, an employee shared an 11-page document detailing a recent business trip when she was allegedly forced to drink and then sexually assaulted by her boss. The individual says she

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