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September 17, 2021

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Solarium staff: Senate-passed ‘competition act’ includes key elements on U.S. role in tech standards-setting

By Charlie Mitchell / August 20, 2021

A blog posting by Cyberspace Solarium Commission staffers highlights support for U.S. engagement in international standards-setting bodies as a key cybersecurity element in Senate-passed legislation intended to improve competitiveness with China in the advanced-technology space.

The provisions in the U.S. Competition and Innovation Act “tackle American technology leadership by aiming to bolster U.S. engagement in international standards-setting bodies (SSBs), encouraging the participation of the U.S. private sector in these bodies, and better understanding China’s growing influence in international organizations of...

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