U.S. enables Chinese hacking of Google

Started by NewsCaster, Jan 24, 2010, 12:00 AM


U.S. enables Chinese hacking of Google
24 January 2010, 12:20 am

Google made headlines when it went public with the fact that Chinese hackers had penetrated some of its services, such as Gmail, in a politically motivated attempt at intelligence gathering. The news here isn't that Chinese hackers engage in these activities or that their attempts are technically sophisticated -- we knew that already -- it's that the U.S. government inadvertently aided the hackers.

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