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FBI Director: Web of actors enlisted by Beijing to steal intellectual property is larger than ever before

By Mariam Baksh / November 6, 2019

The head of the FBI flagged Chinese students as being among what he described as a “wider than ever” group of individuals deployed to steal intellectual property from U.S. universities and businesses, in describing the landscape of “threats to the homeland” during a congressional hearing Tuesday where he stressed the importance of U.S. entities being smarter about implementing defenses.

“The Chinese government is now targeting our innovation through a wider-than-ever range of actors, not just Chinese intelligence officers conducting both...

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