The speech was a rare foray into technology policy for the Republican candidate. Where Hillary Clinton has filled a nearly 7,000-word briefing on hacking, net neutrality and other technology topics, Trump’s views have largely come across through tweets and cable-news soundbites.
The nation’s next president could help establish policies that affect how Silicon Valley operates and the speed at which innovative products become available to consumers. The president’s stance could also sway how foreign governments treat American tech companies abroad, and strike a balance between privacy and the government’s need for data. Here is how the two candidates match up:
Cybersecurity: Trump’s speech Monday contained few specifics beyond the creation of a task force. A team of military and civilian