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Computers / Hacking / China #1043924

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 20, 2013
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) Measures taken by the administration after a massive cyber attack against American business by China’s military examined; names of victims of economic espionage listed. [Attorney General Eric HOLDER – says a hacker in China can acquire source code from a software company in Virginia without leaving his desk.] [Representative Mike ROGERS†- comments on the Chinese government’s effort to steal intellectual property and repurpose it to companies in China to compete illegally against US companies.] [US Cyber Consequences Unit CEO Scott BORG†- says China needs to maintain a very high rate of economic development to keep their citizens willing to tolerate the oppressive government.]

Williams, Brian;
Mitchell, Andrea

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