What are the ethics of U.S. businesses who sell to China?

Question: Should U.S. businesses, like Thermo Fisher and Illumina, be held responsible for how their products are used?

Bob Rauch, R.A. Rauch & Associates

YES: There should be export control regulations consistent with the rapid evolution of technology. If software or technology is being used for the purpose of domestic repression by China, there should be restrictions on that technology that do not permit the Chinese government’s repression or the detention of families of U.S. government employees. The genetic sequencing that China is using to target a population, coupled with surveillance, detection and censorship should be reviewed by U.S. officials.

For the full article by Contact Reporter, Phillip Molnar, click here.


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