China has perfected the internet control playbook and now it's exporting it to the world

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It’s a shame to see the universalist and liberating vision of the post-Cold-War Internet turn into this balkanised and authoritarian mess.


Remember when the US aspired to be the Defenders of Freedom? Wasn’t that one of the many excuses for the Iraq War? We were never perfect, but I’m old enough to remember when we at least tried.

It’s all because of ChYna!


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And to think, once upon a time the US was all up in arms (literally) over communism

It sounds like Europe’s in the market for systems like that. There’s a lot of money to be made in this field.

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