Exploring China’s Orwellian Digital Silk Road

Reuters
January 7, 2020 Topic: Security Region: Asia Tags: ChinaTechnologyEconomyStrategyXi Jinping

Exploring China’s Orwellian Digital Silk Road

By acting as network architects and administrators, Beijing will be privy to data streams in real-time across a large portion of the world, enabling them to develop influence and power across a number of different matrixes.

 

Dr. John Hemmings is an associate professor at the Security Studies College of the Daniel K. Inouye Asia Pacific Center for Security Studies, a US Department of Defense regional center as well as a senior associate fellow at the Henry Jackson Society, a London-based think tank. He writes in his own personal capacity.

Patrick Cha is an intern at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia Pacific Center for Security Studies. He is a 2019 graduate of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University. 

 

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