China’s tech authoritarianism too big to contain

November 20, 2020 ☼ chinatech

Source: POLITICO - Link

A deluge of reports hit inboxes this week cataloging the risks China’s authoritarianism poses to Western democracies. The problem, they say, is that China may already be too big and too advanced in its technology to contain — at least for any one country alone.

Reports from the Halifax International Security Forum, the State Department and the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Republican majority all agree that China’s goals and methods have changed quickly and that the U.S., EU and other democracies will fail to outmaneuver China by operating alone.

Innovation is still not a habit, but will be very soon. They are concentrating on AI. The focus has to be on multinational tech R&D.