Fight Over Censorship, Human Rights Further Frays Tech Ties Between U.S. and China

New battle lines in the U.S.-China rift are adding to trade and cybersecurity woes, raising fears that a full-scale decoupling of the two nations’ intertwined tech industries is underway.

A Chinese flag flies near a Hikvision security camera monitoring a traffic intersection in Beijing on Oct. 8.
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