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Biden Will Need to Talk Tech and Tax to Fix Ties With Europe

Nov. 13, 2020, 5:00 AM

From NATO to climate change, the relationship between the U.S. and Europe is in dire need of a reboot after four years of President Donald Trump’s abrasive “America First” policies.

Technology—covering 5G networks, digital taxation, privacy rules, cross border data flows and more—may not be the most obvious place to start fixing a transatlantic security alliance formed before the dawn of the Internet. But as Joe Biden heads to the White House, it’s arguably the most urgent, if difficult.

The spread of Covid-19 has underscored as never before the dominant role tech companies will play in driving future economic growth, determining ...

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