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At democracy summit, a move to confront repressive nations’ ‘misuse’ of tech

Washington concluded a two-day virtual “Summit for Democracy” on Friday with a spotlight on “misused” technology by autocratic states and calls for a follow-up summit to evaluate progress in safeguarding fair elections, protecting human rights and fighting corruption.“A final message I want to impart as we close out this Summit …

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As US democracy summit begins, questions rise about how ‘democracy’ is defined

The idea of a democracy summit seemed promising enough when it was announced in February, with Washington emerging from years of Donald Trump’s mercurial governance and President Joe Biden’s administration keen to craft a unified front against an increasingly aggressive Beijing – and fellow authoritarian Moscow.But the intervening months have …

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