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Angela Huyue Zhang

Angela Huyue Zhang

Writing for PS since 2021
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Angela Huyue Zhang, Associate Professor of Law and Director of the Philip K.H. Wong Center for Chinese Law at the University of Hong Kong, is the author of High Wire: How China Regulates Big Tech and Governs its Economy (Oxford University Press, 2024). She will soon join the faculty of the USC Gould School of Law.

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  1. The High Cost of GPT-4o
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    The High Cost of GPT-4o

    Jun 3, 2024 Angela Huyue Zhang & S. Alex Yang warn that OpenAI's new multimodal AI tool is designed to gobble up user data, much of which is copyrighted.

  2. Angela Huyue Zhang on Chinese innovation, regulation, AI, and more
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    Angela Huyue Zhang on Chinese innovation, regulation, AI, and more

    Mar 19, 2024 Angela Huyue Zhang warns that China’s lax approach to regulating artificial intelligence could lead to a crisis, highlights the impact of the market’s deep-seated mistrust of the Chinese legal system, considers how Western regulatory trends influence China, and more.

  3. The Case for Regulating Generative AI Through Common Law
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    The Case for Regulating Generative AI Through Common Law

    Feb 15, 2024 S. Alex Yang & Angela Huyue Zhang propose a regulatory framework that is both adaptable and tailored to specific contexts.

  4. China’s Short-Sighted AI Regulation
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    China’s Short-Sighted AI Regulation

    Dec 8, 2023 Angela Huyue Zhang assesses a recent court ruling allowing copyright protection for content generated by artificial intelligence.

  5. Chinese Regulators Give AI Firms a Helping Hand
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    Chinese Regulators Give AI Firms a Helping Hand

    Oct 3, 2023 Angela Huyue Zhang thinks the rules governing generative artificial intelligence give domestic firms a competitive advantage.

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    What Climate-Vulnerable Developing Countries Need Right Now

    Mia Amor Mottley & Wale Edun propose a blueprint to unlock financing and kickstart investment in adaptation and clean energy.
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    Two Cheers for Identity Politics

    James Livingston argues that critics of the contemporary focus on issues of race, gender, and sexuality are ignoring history.
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    What the Next EU Leadership Must Do

    Carl Bildt offers a broad outline of the bloc's biggest challenges following this month's European Parliament election.
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    China Must Not Choose the Next Dalai Lama

    Brahma Chellaney urges the US and India to work together to protect the more than 600-year-old institution.
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    The New EU Leadership Must Unite on China

    Anders Fogh Rasmussen urges whoever takes over the bloc's foreign-policy portfolio to do more to deter Chinese aggression.
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    The Evolution of Empire

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    The history of Britain's conquest of India and humiliation of China shows that empire is very much still with us today. Though Americans tend to bristle at the idea, their own military, technological, and commercial power is as imperial and pervasive as Britain’s territorial dominance ever was.

    traces the enduring role of imperial power from the eighteenth century to the present.
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    If Democracy Isn’t Pro-Worker, It Will Die

    Daron Acemoglu argues that populists are making inroads because industrialized economies aren't delivering what was promised.
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    The Financial Risks of France’s Snap Election

    Brigitte Granville thinks political stalemate is a greater threat to European stability than a far-right government.
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    A Far-Right Resurgence in Europe?

    Many observers breathed a sigh of relief at the results of the European Parliament elections, because the widely predicted far-right surge did not dislodge traditional conservatives. But even if far-right forces do not dominate the next European Parliament, they have gained ground, particularly in France and Germany. Can mainstream politicians and parties reverse this trend?

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