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Cisco and Alibaba Collaborate towards Counterfeiting

Co-authored by Huan Yang

Clients in China and world wide are more and more searching for less complicated, and cost-effective methods to purchase know-how. Together with the speedy growth of the web, buying on-line has develop into a regular observe important to fashionable life. Nonetheless, not with out danger. Consumers want to concentrate on the potential of receiving inferior and counterfeit merchandise.

To sort out the counterfeiting difficulty, the Alibaba group arrange the Alibaba Anti Counterfeiting Alliance  (AACA) in 2017 which mixes Alibaba’s capabilities with the information, enforcement experience and assets of brand name house owners.

Real and counterfeit Cisco switches & transceivers exhibited to guests

To guard on-line marketplaces in China, Cisco joined AACA in 2021 partnering with Alibaba’s Platform Governance group to boost consciousness on the hazards of counterfeiting and maintain counterfeiters accountable for his or her unlawful practices.

Cisco’s World Model Safety crew consists of an incredible squad of investigators and engineers who actively monitor {the marketplace} to establish sellers of counterfeit merchandise and take steps to curb this downside.

Because the guardian of Alibaba’s ecosystem, Platform Governance is liable for administering and, as mandatory, bettering the principles and insurance policies governing enterprise practices on on-line marketplaces; assessing the reliability and integrity of retailers; defending mental property rights; and setting requirements for the standard and security of merchandise offered on their marketplaces.

With product authenticity on the core of its mission, the Platform Governance crew is dedicated to constructing a wholesome mental property surroundings within the period of the digital financial system, by cooperating with rights holders corresponding to Cisco. Utilizing model information and business insights supplied by rights holders, Alibaba proactively displays its e-commerce platforms to handle the dangers of infringing listings. It additionally cooperates with governmental our bodies and commerce associations, leveraging cutting-edge know-how to help in offline investigations.

“Alibaba is happy with the cooperation outcomes achieved along with Cisco since becoming a member of the Alibaba Anti-Counterfeiting Alliance in 2021. Because of Cisco’s glorious Model Safety crew and Alibaba’s Know-how, collectively we now have drastically enhanced platform monitoring, and delivered necessary prison offline raids. Cisco and Alibaba even took progressive steps to coach customers concerning the significance of shopping for real merchandise by the AACA Pop Up Museum and Dada Star Quiz.” 

Mick Ryan, Director, Model Cooperation, Alibaba Platform Governance


Showroom of the Pop-Up Museum in Hangzhou

To extend consciousness about the advantages of real merchandise and let customers be a part of manufacturers within the struggle towards counterfeits, the AACA Popup Museum was organized in Hangzhou from 11 to 13 March 2022. Cisco showcased real and counterfeit switches and transceivers, launched prospects to the significance of buying from Cisco Approved Channels and launched Model Safety complimentary product authentication instruments:


Determine Counterfeit:

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Head over to our Model Safety website to study extra concerning the risks of unauthorized counterfeit merchandise, in addition to what you are able to do and what you’ll be able to count on from Cisco and our companions.


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