Audrey Tang is Digital Minister of Taiwan. This is an edited extract of her upcoming contribution to The Sydney Dialogue Playbook. The Sydney Dialogue is a tech policy summit hosted by the Australian Strategic Policy Institute and will be held virtually from Nov. 17 to Nov. 19.
COVID-19 has stress-tested democracies across the world, and the results have been discouraging. Many democracies, including those in the Indo-Pacific, have been revealed as flawed and failing -- either grasping for authority or gasping for relevance.