Biden Seeks to Rally Allies Behind Surveillance Tech Crackdown – Bloomberg Law

Dec. 2, 2021, 8:00 PM

The White House is trying to rally allied countries to crack down on surveillance technology employed for alleged human-rights abuses in China and elsewhere.

During President Joe Biden’s summit of global democracies next week, the administration will announce a new initiative to prevent the proliferation of technologies authoritarian countries use to surveil and control their citizens.

The administration has been working for months to coordinate allies on the issue, including Japan, Korea and countries in Europe, but haven’t announced any outcomes from that effort.

Officials on Thursday declined to name which specific countries will join the initiative, but said …

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