Taylor Owen: China's dystopian digital future threatens us all


The recent political and economic history of China’s high-tech industry is important to understand because it is also a story about the direction the world is going — toward a society of increased surveillance, social control and centralized industrial power. China is a canary in the coal mine of where our own technology is headed. The dystopia of the Chinese surveillance state should serve as a wake-up call for democratic reforms.

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