As the dance over control of TikTok gets more complicated, last week it came out that the U.S. government has asked American-based video gaming companies where China’s Tencent is an owner or investor to detail how they handle the data of American players.
Brett Sheehan, Discussant of Paying for the Future: Families and the Nation
Brett Sheehan teaches Chinese history. He received his Ph.D. from the University of California-Berkeley in 1997. He is the author of Trust in Troubled Times: Money, Banking and State-Society Relations in Republican Tianjin, 1916-1937, and numerous articles and book chapters. He is currently working on a book exploring the relationship between authoritarianism and capitalism in Republican and early post-1949 China.
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