The United States, EU, North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), and other influential nations and organizations came together this week to confront the Chinese government for its alleged involvement in a multitude of hostile cyber activities. The attacks included a cynical and far-reaching ransomware attack on a major American technology company – an action that has serious and lasting ramifications on the global cybersecurity landscape. […]
Though a mere 90 miles of sea separate our country from Cuba, the gulf between our approaches to freedom of expression and the digital tools that facilitate it couldn’t be wider – or more consequential.
As thousands of Cubans take to the streets in a courageous fight against six decades of repression, anti-government protests continue to lay bare the fragility of this fundamental freedom in the 21st century. […]
Last month, lawmakers in the House unveiled a series of sweeping antitrust proposals aimed at building “A Stronger Online Economy.” We’re deeply concerned the legislative package would succeed in doing just that – albeit for foreign adversaries rather than for the United States. Beijing, in particular, stands to become the biggest beneficiary of anti-competition bills that could erase the technological edge our country currently enjoys and impose deleterious downstream effects on the American economy and entrepreneurial ecosystem. […]
The harrowing detainment of Belarusian dissident Raman Pratasevich – an opposition journalist who “ran a channel on a messaging app used to organize demonstrations against the iron-fisted rule of President Alexander Lukashenko” – has once again reminded us of the precariousness of free expression online, especially in parts of the world where leaders cruelly punish those who dare criticize them. […]
Today’s executive order is a troubling development for America’s domestic tech innovators as they work to facilitate broad economic growth on the heels of historic crises and fight on the front lines to help keep the internet open, accessible, and welcoming of free expression. […]
President Biden’s first foreign trip rightly focused on the areas in which the United States and Europe can cooperate and address the challenges facing democratic nations. It also rightly focused on the growing threat China poses to our global economy and security, particularly as it relates to technology and the internet. […]
Former NATO Supreme Allied Commander and commander of U.S. Southern Command Admiral James Stavridis, USN (Ret.) – a National Security Advisory Board Co-Chair for the American Edge Project – today released the following statement regarding the House Judiciary Committee’s markup: […]