The next time you go shopping for an Amazon gift card, make sure you know what you’re buying before you spend it.
As of December 6, China has taken control of almost all of the world’s largest online retailers.
The latest wave of government control is designed to curb online piracy, but the real reason is to crush competition and protect the status quo, which means protecting the status of a privileged few, who have benefited from decades of government policies that have favored the financial interests of the Chinese government and the private sector.
As a result, the Chinese Communist Party has taken over the internet, and the world is in a position to see a rapid rise in online crime and cyberattacks that will cripple the internet in a manner that no other country in the world has experienced.
The implications of this for the future of the internet are grave.
Read more here: https://www.nationalreview.com/articles/92978-is-the-internet-going-to-continue-with-a-tough-line-on-piracy-if-china-isnt-allowed-to#ixzz1e5Kw8ZcA As a private business, you should be able to make your own decisions about the quality of the products you sell, and you should have the ability to choose which products are available and to whom they are sold.
But you should not have to worry about the government telling you what you can and cannot sell, because you have a right to choose how to market yourself.
And that right is being eroded by a government that has made it illegal for you to even speak out against it.
The US government is just one of the many governments that have taken the same approach, with the same exact goals.
And we need to do more than just stand up and fight back.
If the Chinese take control of the Internet, the world could become a very different place.
And as we try to make it better for everyone, we should make sure that it’s as easy as possible for everyone to do the same thing.