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Why China has so few options to hit back over US ban on TikTok

Beijing quietly building up its Noah's Ark in case of a total US-China "Splinternet"

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We all must contemplate a broken global internet if the U.S.-China tech clash continues to worsen.   © LightRocket/Getty Images

Nina Xiang is the founder of China Money Network, a media platform tracking China's venture and tech sectors.

From ZTE and Huawei Technologies, and TikTok to WeChat, U.S. sanctions against Chinese technology companies have been broad and detrimental. But Beijing's response has been largely muted.

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