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Tag: cyberspying


CHINA: Chickens are coming home to roost

Re: “China’s cyber spies could compromise US defense” (editorial, 5-30).

The editorial seems to be me appropriate but too little and too late.

Not too long ago, there were embargoes against shipping certain electronic components to China and other countries. Now we are complaining that the technology that our high-tech industries were so keen to ship to keep profits up and the worker hires down is coming back to bite us in the rear end.

It is a sad day that only now we have finally realized that our assorted computer operating systems are riddled with back doors, trap

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CHINA: Hacking shows why US should disengage

Re: “Hacking tied to China” (TNT, 2-20).

I remember (vaguely) the Cuban missile crisis and how President John Kennedy issued an ultimatum that accomplished its purpose.

I remember when the United States was a country that was the envy of the world. I remember when the United States was a leader, in terms of technology and, generally at least, morals. I guess I’m nostalgic. These things are fading fast, and in some cases have faded almost completely from existence.

Former generations would have ceased all engagement with China long ago. But now, money and power are the do all

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