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US Lawmakers Introduce New Law to Punish Foreign State-Sponsored Hackers

(Softpedia) US House Representatives Mike Rogers and Tim Ryan, and Senator Ron Johnson have introduced a new law that represents new efforts to punish foreign state-sponsored cybercriminals.

According to the initiators of the bill, the Cyber Economic Espionage Accountability Act is aimed at cyber spies backed by China, Russia and other foreign governments.

“This is a vital step to let China know that there are real consequences to stealing American intellectual property and robbing U.S. ingenuity and innovation in order to gain competitive advantage,” Rogers commented. ..read full article

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