Digital Cold War

Washington Post | May 17, 2019 at 10:59 AM
  • Here’s one vision of the future: In half the world, driverless cars built by Baidu and connected by Huawei’s 5G wireless service carry residents who shop online with Alibaba and post selfies with WeChat. In the other half, those activities are dominated by companies like Amazon, Google, Facebook, Tesla and Ericsson. On one side, the internet is tightly controlled; on the other, it’s far freer. For some policy makers and academics, the escalating tensions between the U.S. and China are pointing