Denmark hired a tech ambassador. After what happened with Facebook, maybe every country should.

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Casper Klynge is not a conventional diplomat. And serving as Denmark's, and indeed the world's, first tech ambassador required him to rewrite the international relations playbook. 

The role of tech ambassador was created by the Danish government as a response to two main trends. One is that technology is now a driving force shaping the world – think the Trump-Russia scandal, Cambridge Analytica, etc. The other is that a small number of tech companies are the main catalysts for that change – enter Facebook.  Read more...

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