Allen Yu

Allen Yu

Allen Yu is an IP attorney in Silicon Valley, a founding blogger at blog.hiddenharmonies.org, as well as an adjunct fellow at the Chunqiu Institute for Development and Strategic Studies. He holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School and a D. Engr., M.S., and B.S. from UCLA Samueli School of Engineering.

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Opinion | Trump, not TikTok or China, is real threat to US national security

When Americans are on edge over foreign governments spending money on social media to influence US elections, what should they think when their president solicits billions from a private firm to support his pet projects?

15 Oct 2020 - 2:54PM

When Americans are on edge over foreign governments spending money on social media to influence US elections, what should they think when their president solicits billions from a private firm to support his pet projects?

Trump, not TikTok or China, is real threat to US national security
Opinion | How the rise of Chinese tech companies offers hope for a clean internet by ending US dominance

While the US is urging its allies to purge Chinese companies from the internet under its ‘clean network’ programme, the dominance of US tech firms and their dismal track record in protecting privacy is the real threat to people and countries everywhere.

26 Aug 2020 - 4:13AM

While the US is urging its allies to purge Chinese companies from the internet under its ‘clean network’ programme, the dominance of US tech firms and their dismal track record in protecting privacy is the real threat to people and countries everywhere.

How the rise of Chinese tech companies offers hope for a clean internet by ending US dominance
Opinion | The NBA’s row with China should be a lesson to the US – free speech should not be used in defence of rioters

The US staunchly supports free speech, but even it does not allow speech that discriminates or puts others in danger. The NBA should look at what the rioters are doing to Hong Kong and show some respect for China’s position.

12 Oct 2019 - 12:30PM

The US staunchly supports free speech, but even it does not allow speech that discriminates or puts others in danger. The NBA should look at what the rioters are doing to Hong Kong and show some respect for China’s position.

The NBA’s row with China should be a lesson to the US – free speech should not be used in defence of rioters
Why the US must not cry foul over Moscow’s alleged role in Trump winning the White House
America should not blame trade – or its trading partners – for its ills