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Edward Snowden: Is the US losing its grip on the internet?

Will this be the year that America's "soft power" finally crumbles allowing foreign rivals more influence over the world's digital infrastructure?

By Andrew Whitby  
Will China's Shenzhen be the new Silicon Valley?

Will China's Shenzhen be the new Silicon Valley?

If 2013 was the year of Edwards Snowden’s NSA leaks, 2014 will be the year the world reacts: with the dust settled, the blowback will begin in earnest. In the eyes of the public, the NSA leaks revealed a United States comprehensively squandering its moral leadership of the internet, the common, if largely unspoken, acceptance that the “land of the free” is a natural and fitting custodian of the open internet. And…

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