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The Quad Issues Its Tech Principles

What’s New: The “Quad” (Australia, India, Japan, and the United States) have issued a set of principles on “technology, design, governance, and use,” according to a White House press release.

Why This Matters: All four members of the Quad are doubling-down on the partnership and these tech principles demonstrate the importance of these issues within the group — particularly in the context of trade and China policy.

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