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China to nationalize Alibaba
« on: January 12, 2021, 01:24:19 AM »

https://www.ibtimes.sg/china-ccp-nationalize-jack-mas-alibaba-ant-group-54444

Sidenote, Alibaba's owner Jack Ma "disappeared" a short while ago after criticizing the Chinese government.
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Re: China to nationalize Alibaba
« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2021, 01:36:19 AM »

I wonder what that will mean for the stockholders.  Do they still get to vote on board members?  What constraints will the board have to work under?

China is Communist,  but wants that sweet capitalist lucre,  and are not sure how to balance that yet.

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Re: China to nationalize Alibaba
« Reply #2 on: January 12, 2021, 10:20:35 AM »

I wonder what that will mean for the stockholders. 
Maybe they get a notice from the CCP that they're in the PLA now . . .
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Re: China to nationalize Alibaba
« Reply #3 on: January 13, 2021, 06:38:13 AM »

Every time I read the headline I read it as China to nationalize Albania...
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Re: China to nationalize Alibaba
« Reply #4 on: January 13, 2021, 12:48:01 PM »

Guess Jack Ma is dead.

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Re: China to nationalize Alibaba
« Reply #5 on: January 13, 2021, 12:50:08 PM »

Most Ali Baba stuff was already low quality.  Given that the US Government can't even run a Reno whore house to make a profit, what makes anyone think the ChiComs can run Ali Baba with any reputation for quality or customer service?
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