Emily Parker


<p> Emily Parker is a senior fellow and digital diplomacy advisor at the New America Foundation, where she is writing a book about the Internet and democracy. She is a former member of the policy planning staff at the U.S. State Department. </p>
Articles by Emily Parker
Travis Kalanick, CEO of the global ridesharing service Uber, smiles as he attends a press conference in Beijing on January 11, 2016.  Uber launched in China in February, 2014 and is active in 21 cities there, with plans to be in 100 cities within a year.      AFP PHOTO / WANG ZHAO / AFP / WANG ZHAO        (Photo credit should read WANG ZHAO/AFP/Getty Images)
Travis Kalanick, CEO of the global ridesharing service Uber, smiles as he attends a press conference in Beijing on January 11, 2016. Uber launched in China in February, 2014 and is active in 21 cities there, with plans to be in 100 cities within a year. AFP PHOTO / WANG ZHAO / AFP / WANG ZHAO (Photo credit should read WANG ZHAO/AFP/Getty Images)
The Google logo is reflected in windows of the company's China head office as the Chinese national flag flies in the wind in Beijing on March 23, 2010 after the US web giant said it would no longer filter results and was redirecting mainland Chinese users to an uncensored site in Hong Kong -- effectively closing down the mainland site. Google's decision to effectively shut down its Chinese-language search engine is likely to stunt the development of the Internet in China and isolate local web users, analysts say.  AFP PHOTO/LI XIN (Photo credit should read li xin/AFP/Getty Images)
The Google logo is reflected in windows of the company's China head office as the Chinese national flag flies in the wind in Beijing on March 23, 2010 after the US web giant said it would no longer filter results and was redirecting mainland Chinese users to an uncensored site in Hong Kong -- effectively closing down the mainland site. Google's decision to effectively shut down its Chinese-language search engine is likely to stunt the development of the Internet in China and isolate local web users, analysts say. AFP PHOTO/LI XIN (Photo credit should read li xin/AFP/Getty Images)
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