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U.S. Government Indicts Alleged Chinese Industrial Secret Hackers 0

U.S. Government Indicts Alleged Chinese Industrial Secret Hackers

Yesterday the Attorney General of the United States Eric Holder announced that after a lengthy investigation five Chinese hackers were indicted on numerous counts relating to the theft of corporate secrets from U.S. businesses and organizations. The five hackers were indicted on 31 charges by a Grand Jury in Pennsylvania earlier this month.

Espionage vs. Surveillance 0

Espionage vs. Surveillance

According to NSA documents published in Glenn Greenwald’s new book No Place to Hide , we now know that the NSA spies on embassies and missions all over the world, including those of Brazil, Bulgaria, Colombia, the European Union, France, Georgia, Greece, India, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Slovakia, South Africa, South Korea, Taiwan, Venezuela and Vietnam. This will certainly strain international relations, as happened when it was revealed that the U.S. is eavesdropping on German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s cell phone — but is anyone really surprised