In a strategy paper, the Federal Foreign Office warns unusually strongly of a threat posed by the rise of IT autocracies and the increasing power of the IT industry.

The Foreign Office is usually not known for alarmism. It is all the more urgent when the authorities issue warnings. In a strategy paper, SPD minister Heiko Maas paints a gloomy threat scenario on the wall. “Germany runs the risk of being left behind in the global digital value chain,” it says. The Federal Republic is on coming…


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