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: ReutersMike 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

Topic |   US-China tech war
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: ReutersMike 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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