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Fears of surveillance across borders are driving nations to cut off their countries with Berlin Walls for data, threatening to break apart the World Wide Web. While many have critiqued the laws governing surveillance of Americans by the United States, little attention has been paid to the laws governing surveillance by the United States abroad. How will surveillance affect the Internet enterprises of China and the United States? How does mass surveillance undermine the promise of the Electronic Silk Road? Will erecting barriers to the free flow of data across the Internet help or harm privacy?  FULL DETAILS