AEP Releases “Who Will Lead?”

The American Edge Project, a coalition of two dozen domestic organizations, today released a new national television advertising campaign to spotlight the critical importance of protecting America’s technological edge – a driver of economic growth and job creation – at a time when the United States is engaged in a high-stakes global competition. As “Who […]

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Preserve America’s Cyber Infrastructure

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. […]

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Cuba’s Internet Cutoff Highlights Fragility of Free Expression Online

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. […]

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Congress can’t allow China to ‘own America’ by the year 2035

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. […]

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Supporting America’s Global Technology Leadership

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. […]

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