Josh Chin and Liza Lin: China and the Era of Digital Surveillance
An alarming new reality is emerging in China, where a new kind of political control is being waged through the optimization of technology. Journalists Josh Chin and Liza Lin describe the journey through the new world China is building within its borders, and beyond. They reveal a future that is already underway―a new society engineered around the power of data and digital surveillance.
Hear more about what could be at stake for the rest of the world.
In association with the Asia Pacific Affairs member-led forum.
Chin photo by Jun Michael Park; Lin photo by Hannah Yi.
The Commonwealth Club of California
Deputy Bureau Chief in China, The Wall Street Journal; Co-Author, Surveillance State: Inside China's Quest to Launch a New Era of Social Control; Twitter @joshchin
China Correspondent, The Wall Street Journal; Co-Author, Surveillance State: Inside China's Quest to Launch a New Era of Social Control; Twitter @lizalinwsj
In Conversation with Jiayang Fan
Staff Writer, The New Yorker; Author, Motherland (forthcoming); Twitter @JiayangFan
5–6 p.m. program
(all times PDT)
$30 members with book
$35 nonmembers with Book