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US-China Cyber Deal Big on Promises, Short on Action

In the aftermath of recent cyberattacks attributed to China’s government and citizens, many observers prepared for a rather uncomfortable state visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping last week.  Then, as President Xi began his visit, the White House announced on September 25 what appeared to be a significant victory for corporate data security in America.  “We have agreed that neither the U.S. or [sic] the Chinese government will conduct or knowingly support cyber-enabled theft of intellectual property, including trade secrets or other confidential business information for commercial advantage.  In addition, we’ll work together and with other nations to promote international rules …