Tuesday, July 16, 2013

U.S. steps up efforts to prosecute corporate cyberspies


Recent changes to U.S. laws on corporate spying could pave the way for a renewed effort to bring Chinese companies accused of cyberespionage to justice, legal experts say. An amendment to the U.S. Economic Espionage Act, signed by President Barack Obama in December, expands the definition of "trade secrets" to include services as well as products, offering new legal remedies for firms who lose valuable inside information to foreign cyberspying.

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