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How to win a tech cold war: opinion


Trying to protect US technology without stumbling into a full break with China would be difficult under any circumstances. — AFP

Trying to protect US technology without stumbling into a full break with China would be difficult under any circumstances. — AFP

If a digital Iron Curtain is falling between the US and China, America seems increasingly eager to yank its side down. A hasty and excessive response, however, runs the risk of undermining its own technological advantage.

The most visible assault is the one the US has launched against Huawei Technologies, the world’s leading telecommunications equipment business. American officials have pressured Western allies to ban Huawei technology from forthcoming 5G wireless networks, which will connect everything from mobile phones to autonomous cars.

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