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The U.S. Must No Longer Accept China’s Denial of Government-Sponsored Hack Attacks

China’s bitter battle to rewrite the rules of the Internet persisted in December in the historic town of Wuzhen. There, China held its second World Internet Conference. The theme was identical to last year’s — “an interconnected world shared and governed by all” — but the context surrounding this WIC was quite different.

This year’s World Internet Conference fell against the backdrop of many notable developments in U.S.-China cyber relations over the past year, including continued government and non-government reporting on China’s persistent malicious cyber espionage; the Obama administration’s threats to impose sanctions against China for cyber-enabled economic espionage; an agreement between the United States and China that “neither country’s government will conduct or knowingly support cyber-enabled theft of intellectual property, including trade secrets or other confidential business information, with the intent of providing competitive advantages to companies or commercial sectors”; and the first China-U.S. ministerial dialogue to discuss cybercrime cooperation.

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