China e-commerce giant Alibaba has promised it will do more to combat piracy, calling counterfeiting a cancer that must be dealt with, The Wall Street Journal reported. The announcement from Alibaba comes as Beijing considers boosting protection for online shoppers with amendments to the country’s consumer rights law. Changes to the law could include requiring online shop owners to provide authentic details of items and allowing consumers to return goods and get refunds. Alibaba has struggled to regain the trust of consumers after it was caught in 2011 with hundreds of its employees colluding with 2,300 merchants to create fraudulent listings for online products.
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