Anti-counterfeit group suspends Alibaba one month after it joined

An anti-counterfeit group suspended the membership of Alibaba, one month after the Chinese Internet giant joined, after questions were raised about conflicts of interest involving the coalition's president and complaints from some members.

The International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition, a nonprofit global organisation that fights counterfeit products and piracy, created a new membership category in April that allowed Alibaba to join. Alibaba is trying to shed its image as a haven for cheap brand knockoffs, but its inclusion in the group.....

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