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White House implements new strategy aimed at combating Chinese Intellectual property theft; Privacy Advocates urge legislatures to include certain provisions in new internet privacy law; Trump does not sign an international cybersecurity declaration; Small Business Optimism continues to perform at a historic high.
On July 6, 2018, the Trump administration implemented tariffs on $34 billion of imported goods from China, with a tax on another $16 billion to follow. President Trump claimed that the latest defensive trade measure since March of this year was necessary to lessen the trade deficit with China and combat the theft of U.S. intellectual property. China has responded in kind with equivalent taxes on $34 billion of U.S. goods. Actions from both sides may indicate the beginnings of a trade war of attrition. What are the implications for U.S. industry?
PPI Intern Kevin Lawler discusses the software designation and its future.
Professor Tom Baker, a Faculty Affiliate, argues that financial advisory roles can be replaced by non-partial robots.
He states, “I’d find it much harder to imagine what happened at Wells Fargo that you would program a computer to do what its people did because you’d have to consciously do that. They gave people bad incentives and had weak controls, which is different than programming computers to rip customers off.”
Faculty Affiliate Kevin Werbach is interviewed on CNBC regarding PM Theresa May’s assertion that social media should be more heavily regulated following recent attacks in London and Manchester.
He asserts that social media companies need to take more responsibility, “they’re not just reflecting the world, they’re actually shaping it and they need to understand that they have fundamental responsibilities.”