Tech standard setting cannot be left to companies or lone nations
International effort needed to build digital norms around democratic values
Facial recognition technology is displayed at the 2019 Digital China Exhibition in Fuzhou, China: Dual-use technologies have prompted renewed debate about the ethical use of technology.
Justin Bassi is executive director of the Australian Strategic Policy Institute. Bec Shrimpton is director of The Sydney Dialogue, the institute's annual technology policy summit.
The Cold War was a competition over technology and a global contest over conflicting values.
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