Marketplace Tech
Marketplace Tech
Nov 18, 2020
The battle over Chinese tech might not change under a Biden administration
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One thing the Biden administration will inherit when it comes into office is a trade and a tech war with China. President Donald Trump put all kinds of restrictions on American companies doing business with China on the use of technology from Chinese companies like ZTE and Huawei, bans on Chinese smartphone sales here and, of course, an executive order banning TikTok and WeChat, which is still in court. The moves were ostensibly about national security, but also an effort to keep China from developing the next generation of technology faster than the U.S. Molly speaks with Samm Sacks, a cyber policy fellow at the nonprofit New America and a research scholar at Yale. She asked her what U.S.-China tech relations are like right now.

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