On May 25, the workshop on Algorithms Revealing by Alibaba in China was held at the National Research University Higher School of Economics, conducted by Jia Kai, Associate Professor at the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC) with the online participation of Fu Hongyu, Deputy Director of the Alibaba Center of Data Economy. The workshop is organized by the International BRICS Competition Law and Policy Centre.
At the end of 2021, China's internet regulators required digital companies to disclose recommendation algorithms. By now China has launched a registration system for algorithms: more than 100 companies have already submitted and published 262 different algorithms in the public domain.
Fu Hongyu, PhD, Deputy Director of Alibaba's Digital Economy Center and a researcher at the key laboratory for legal strategy and management of industrialization and informatization of the Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information, told us about how one of China's largest Internet companies — Alibaba — disclosed its algorithms and what information it provided.