FBI wishes it had acted quicker as China stole intellectual property

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WASHINGTON, Nov 19 (Reuters) – The FBI wished it had taken swifter action as Beijing recruited U.S.-based researchers to transfer intellectual property from American laboratories, a senior official at the agency said on Tuesday during Senate testimony. The admission by John Brown, assistant director of the Counterintelligence Division at the FBI, backed up a Senate subcommittee report that found federal … Read More

Americans, Lawmakers Are ‘Waking Up’ to China Threat

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A bipartisan group of lawmakers wrote letters on Oct. 9 and Oct. 18 to heads of Apple, NBA, and Activision Blizzard criticizing these companies for bowing to political pressure from the Chinese regime (CCP). The initiative united Republican and Democratic legislators. Among those who spoke out is Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Neb.), Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), Rep. Jim Banks (R-Ind.), … Read More

DOJ Confronts Chinese Infiltration With String of Spy Arrests

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Uptick in prosecutions shows focus on tackling China’s IP theft Stealing innovations from the United States is a key part of the Chinese regime’s bid to become a global competitor in high tech. The campaign to steal information is aggressive; Chinese spies now make up about 90 percent of perpetrators in U.S. espionage cases, according to the Washington-based think tank Center for … Read More