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China is aiming for AI supremacy to automate and export totalitarianism. This effort is bound to backfire, but not for the reason you may think.
Resistance to Huawei's technology being implemented across the world for new 5G networks isn't xenophobia or tech feudalism. It's a sober stance based on China's behavior.
In a move straight of a Dickensian cyberpunk novel, a Chinese app alerts citizens if someone in debt is within 500 meters, and encourages spying on their spending habits.
Are we looking at a repeat of the Space Race, this time against China?
China wants its citizens connected to the internet. Just not the kind of internet where their daily propaganda blitz could be questioned with the click of a mouse...