TikTok, Trump and the need for a digital non-aligned movement

Juan Ortiz Freuler
Digital Diplomacy
Published in
7 min readOct 15, 2020

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As we enter a new digital cold war, it’s time for a new non-aligned movement to operate as a buffer between the U.S. and China to protect the value of an open Internet.

Image: UI Here. Text: Originally published on Open Democracy — Disponible en Castellano a través de OD y AP.

Recent weeks have seen a dramatic escalation in the U.S.’ stance towards tech companies from the People’s Republic of China (PRC). After hounding the telecommunications company Huawei for…

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Juan Ortiz Freuler
Digital Diplomacy

Justice & participation. ICTs & Data. Affiliate @BKCHarvard. Alumni: @oiiOxford & @blavatnikSchool . Chevening Scholar. Views=personal. Here-> open discussion.