We also talk about the rumours that have been circulating around other Chinese apps being banned, with PUBG Mobile being the most prominent name in this part of the discussion. We then mention why there’s a big gap between tech innovation and regulation, and how that gap can be fixed. The discussion then moves to the fact that geopolitical issues are influencing our daily lives more so now than ever, as evidenced by the China app ban. We also talk about the fact that Chinese firms have had free access to world markets until now, whereas non-Chinese companies couldn’t easily set up shop for business in China, and discuss how this could be changing right in front of our eyes.
Finally we talk about how the discussion around the China app ban needs to move beyond jingoism.