Scaremongering About China, As Usual – Tim Plate

Commentators and bloggers are responding to the allegations published in The Times that Chinese military hackers are planning a large-scale cyber attack on America, and other recent reports about China. From commentator Tom Plate:

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Before long, sensible observers will point out that every country tries to hack into the computers of perceived enemies and even friends. We should accept as a fact that the Pentagon and/or the National Security Agency has been doing a nifty number on Chinese military and government computers. (If they haven’t, someone should be fired tomorrow!)

Don’t get me wrong: Product safety and national security are important issues, not jokes for a comedy show. Every effort ” on both sides of the Pacific ” must be made to ensure acceptable quality standards. But tension always exists, especially in market societies, between the manufacturer and the place of sale. [Full text]

And from Mutant Palm blog read the two-part series “The Return of Fu Manchu.” See also another column by Tom Plate on a similar theme in Beijing Review, accompanied by an article by Mei Xinyu on America’s failed role in the export crisis.

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