December 19, 2020

Joe Biden’s 5 Tech Priorities

Featuring Elsa B. Kania

Source: The Wall Street Journal

Journalist Christopher Mims

President-elect Joe Biden’s transition team describes its animating philosophy as “build back better.” It’s both a nod to the Trump administration’s penchant for paring back the power of federal agencies and a way to frame Biden’s preference for big, New Deal-style stimulus.

But what does it mean for the U.S. tech industry and its would-be regulators, in an age when open hostility to Big Tech has become a bipartisan affair? Here are five areas likely to affect nearly all Americans, tech topics the incoming administration and its advisers have indicated will take precedence.

Read the full story and more from The Wall Street Journal.

Authors

  • Elsa B. Kania

    Adjunct Senior Fellow, Technology and National Security Program

    Elsa B. Kania is an Adjunct Senior Fellow with the Technology and National Security Program at the Center for a New American Security. Her research focuses on Chinese military...