Congress should try to stop China, not undermine American tech innovators

9/25/2022 3:25:00 PM

OPINION: Congress should try to stop China, not undermine American tech innovators

OPINION: Congress should try to stop China, not undermine American tech innovators

Congress needs to work on stopping China, not spend its time attacking America's homegrown tech industry. US innovation is driven by the private sector.

agenda that undermines America’s leading tech innovators, one of the last areas where the U.South China Morning Post on Thursday.BYD continued to be the main electrification force in China , putting several of its models in the top 10 for plug-ins (all plug-in versions counted together).attack on four women at a restaurant that stirred a national conversation on gender-based violence.

S.maintains an advantage over Communist China.S.FILE - In this May 1, 2019, file photo a man walks past a Google sign outside with a span of the Bay Bridge at rear in San Francisco.Who knows how high it might go - maybe even 50,000 per month total? Overall, the entire market is booming and it appears that most of the models set new or near-record results.A group of states are expected to announce an investigation into Google on Monday, Sept.Hong Kong belongs to 'one country,' no question about that.9, to investigate whether the tech company has become too big.CCTV footage captured a violent attack on women at a restaurant in Tangshan, China, in June.

(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File) The American Innovation and Choice Online Act (AICOA) championed by Senator Amy Klobuchar, D-MN, is one such piece of legislation.In terms of the image of Hong Kong and the success of the businesses, we have to tell people that the two systems are alive and well … and focus our attention on the international connections.The BYD Qin family, on the other hand, strengthened above the Tesla Model Y, despite Tesla having a really good month.The AICOA grants sweeping authority to federal antitrust agencies, including Lina M.Khan, Chair of the Federal Trade Commission, that would certainly be used to hobble some of America’s greatest companies." Woon's only real concern is the COVID-19 lockdowns that see China mired in a perpetual pandemic.Klobuchar’s legislation allows regulators to arbitrarily target online platforms over a certain size if they are deemed guilty of a new set of "violations," including selling their own products to consumers who wish to purchase them.4%.In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, Chinese president Xi Jinping delivers a speech via video link to the opening ceremony of the Bo'ao Forum For Asia in Bo'ao in southern China's Hainan Province, Thursday, April 21, 2022.His reference to there being"no question" over whether Hong Kong is a part of China is a nod to Beijing's requirement that foreign nations not"interfere" in Hong Kong's affairs.The Tangshan attack, CCTV footage of which quickly spread online, elicited an outpouring of anger among Chinese internet users, many of whom voiced serious concerns over the treatment of women in the country.

(Huang Jingwen/Xinhua via AP) Similarly, the Open App Markets Act would place U.S.More striking is Woon's claim that"the two systems are alive and well.companies at a structural disadvantage vis a vis their Chinese competitors.Most importantly, the act would remove vetting safeguards that protect consumers from unscrupulous app designers, some of whom could be foreign agents.Back to that ESG point: AmCham-HK's website proclaims it's an"active advocate on workplace diversity and to promote inclusion measures that exceed mere compliance, specifically toward the LGBT+ community.In addition, a third bill, a revised version of the Journalism Competition and Preservation Act JCPA, first introduced in 2018 to give news publishers an exemption from antitrust law so they could work together to negotiate against Google and Facebook, has been updated and expanded (known as JCPA 2.Such harsh verdicts relating to gender-based violence are a rarity in China, where a fledging #MeToo movement has struggled to gain traction amid strict controls by the Communist Party on any narrative that threatens its rule.

0) and now shares many of the concerning provisions found in AICOA.There's an almost amusing quality to this absurdity.Video Unlike U.S.Designed to present an optimistic vision for the city, the series will deliver monthly programs on different themes.legislation that punishes our best companies, the CCP’s"Made In China 2025," plan aims to overtake the U.S." That said, next March's theme is"Art, Culture & Sports.“However, numerous social media accounts discussing this case have been deleted on the grounds of ‘promoting gender strife.

in every facet of global high-tech manufacturing – A.I.., robotics and cyber, to name a few.Unlike China’s state-run industrial operations, it is the private sector – not the government – that drives U.S.

innovation.Most of the research and development responsible for our edge in military platforms, space exploration, communication technologies, and life-saving vaccines, is paid for by private sector companies.They invest their own time, resources, personnel, and capital to invent the tools that we will use in the future.Last year alone, the top six U.S.

tech companies spent a combined $140 billion in research and development.To put that number in perspective, it is $30 billion more than the Pentagon spent on research and development.Constraining American tech companies is detrimental to our national security and will undercut the prosperity that such enterprises have fostered for the past three decades.While some in Congress distrust and villainize the tech sector, our partners and adversaries alike understand what an asset the tech sector is to our nation.A Wall Street Journal headline declared, "Big Tech Is the West’s Surprise Weapon in Competition With Russia, China.

" The Chinese flag is raised during the opening ceremony of the 2022 Winter Olympics.(AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko) Indeed, in response to Russia’s war on Ukraine, American tech companies swung into action.Elon Musk’s Starlink helped Ukrainians communicate with their soldiers on the front lines, especially in remote regions.Microsoft played a key role disrupting Russian cyberattacks on key Ukrainian institutions.Meta and Google helped to thwart Russian propaganda.

These companies have played an incredibly key role in maintaining Ukraine’s freedom.While there are legitimate concerns about censorship and disinformation on tech platforms, creating a new antitrust regime that could break up our most successful companies is not the right response.Current antitrust laws, which focus on consumer welfare, are working.CLICK HERE TO GET THE OPINION NEWSLETTER There are numerous lawsuits currently pending against tech companies for alleged anticompetitive actions.Those suits will play out.

The litigants and courts do not require any additional statutes to resolve the matters.Moreover, the free market is working when it comes to corporate overreach on censorship and disinformation.For example, Netflix recently lost $50 billion in market cap and nearly 1 million subscribers, because viewers are not interested in documentaries from the Sussexes or content from the Obamas.Consumers are sending tech a message.Likewise, Twitter faced a tender offer from libertarian Elon Musk that has yet to play out.

CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP America must maintain its edge in the technology sector.As we have seen in Ukraine, leadership has real world national security consequences for the U.S.

and its allies.But we cannot take our status for granted.Today, five of the top 20 global technology firms are based in China.If we hobble our private sector innovators by passing anti-innovation legislation, China’s position will grow and grow fast.America will, in turn, suffer.

CLICK HERE TO READ MORE FROM ROBERT C.O'BRIEN Robert C.O’Brien was the 27th US National Security Advisor from 2019-2021.Republican Scott Brown represented Massachusetts in the United States Senate from 2010-2013 and served as the United States Ambassador to New Zealand and Samoa from 2017-2020.He is currently the Dean, President and CEO of New England Law | Boston Get the recap of top opinion commentary and original content throughout the week.


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Nope let China rule the world they will do a better job than America and the West has. China and US deal with each other all the time. We have sent millions (i'm prone to exaggerate) of jobs to China, selling out the American people but they want you to believe we need to stop china and support US innovation? How could china stop our tech if we built it here?

China CCPChina 💯 American Tec. Innovators shouldn’t under mine Americans,by allowing corrupt politicians to invest in their company 3days before government bills are passed for(billions)contracts or investments! You will make plenty of money without corrupted politicians like Pelosi! Be patriots! Stop what?

China is going to push the world into an economic recession UK terrorist sponsors exposed Well they keep shitting on innovation and crypto... Guess what it's borderless... What in the world are you babbling about now?! That sounds just like a Republican propaganda commercial I keep seeing. Weird. Sleep

Corporate America holds fast to Communist China in Hong KongCommunist China keeps crushing the life out of Hong Kong's democracy. Beijing is breaking its commitment under a binding Sino-British treaty to respect Hong Kong's democratic rule of law until 2047. TomRtweets Corporations has been betraying the American people for decades with the collusion of both parties, what else is new.

The business world undermines America through China and where has that gotten America

China: Plug-In Car Sales Almost Doubled In August 2022Some 552,000 new passenger plug-in electric cars were registered in China in August, which is 92% more than a year ago.

China jails man for 24 years over attack on women at restaurantA man in northern China has been sentenced to 24 years in prison in connection with an attack on four women at a restaurant that stirred a national conversation on gender-based violence. He was the head of a gangster group .. 24 years for many offences and crimes .. 27 of his gang members were sentenced 6 months to 11 years jail time Since you’re not reporting: After Biden’s speech attacking all republicans as violent domestic terrorists, a 41 year old democrat ran over and killed an 18 year old republican, just because he thought he was a domestic terrorist! Where’s the outrage, called for impeachment? What will you be sentenced in Kalanesia,if a crowd of around a hundred protesters were killed by militants.

'Special Report' All-Star panel on Russia and China threatsGuests: Howard Kurtz, Mollie Hemingway, Juan Williams FACT: Russia is a sworn enemy of the United States. Putin wants to destroy us, and for Russia to become the most powerful nation on earth. FACT: Trump and GOP support Russia and Russian propagandists 🤔

China Jails Gang Members Over Attack on WomenA court in China handed down hefty sentences to members of a gang who carried out an attack on several women in a restaurant that shocked the country with its violence and reignited debate on gender inequality. The 24 year stint is not the problem, try doing it without a kidney and no corneas. I joke... Criminal gangs in China ? I am shocked . I thought China was crime free! Communism is evil. “Diverting the public’s attention from gender-based violence to violence related to gang members showcases the Chinese officials’ ability to manipulate public opinion…Many in the future may only remember it as some gang violence.”