It was to no avail. Alibaba raised $25 billion in what was the largest Initial Public Offering (IPO) in years. The company took a lot of American money and then went on a buying spree for Hollywood Influence and Silicon Valley technology.
Do you wonder why Disney bowed to Chinese issues with their big-budget Mulan? They even thanked the Chinese Communist Party and the government security agencies known for repressing the local Muslim population and linked to atrocities such as human organ harvesting and forced abortion. And that’s just the most recent example of Chinese Communist influence over American filmmaking. They also censored Tom Cruise’s flight jacket in the new Top Gun and pretty much dictate a lot of what American movie watchers are allowed to see.