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US considers China sanctions after cyber hack

US considers China sanctions after cyber hack

August 31, 2015

WASHINGTON, Aug 31 — The United States is considering economic sanctions against Chinese firms and individuals that profited from cyber attacks on American targets, a senior administration official said today. Following a spate of cyber attacks on US companies and government agencies that have been widely blamed on China, the official told AFP that Washington would respond “in a manner and timeframe of our choosing.” In April, President Barack Obama signed an executive order, paving... Read more

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