Mike Pompeo, the US Secretary of State, outlines the mission of the Trump administration’s Clean Network programme in a news conference at the State Department in Washington on August 5. Photo: Reuters
Mike Pompeo, the US Secretary of State, outlines the mission of the Trump administration’s Clean Network programme in a news conference at the State Department in Washington on August 5. Photo: Reuters

US squeeze on China’s apps, digital infrastructure could upend global internet, analysts say

  • The US government’s ‘Clean Network’ programme aims to restrict the international expansion of Chinese apps, cloud services and undersea cable networks
  • It could deal another blow to China’s tech sector amid the disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic and protracted trade war with the US

Mike Pompeo, the US Secretary of State, outlines the mission of the Trump administration’s Clean Network programme in a news conference at the State Department in Washington on August 5. Photo: Reuters
Mike Pompeo, the US Secretary of State, outlines the mission of the Trump administration’s Clean Network programme in a news conference at the State Department in Washington on August 5. Photo: Reuters
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