Sources: China Daily, People's Daily, Reuters
quote: The Chinese government and top Chinese businesses have already started to purge their networks of U.S. software and components, terminating or winding down contracts with Oracle Corp. (ORCL), International Business Machines, Corp. (IBM), and Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO). And this week Google and Apple reportedly began to experience disruptions in their web services in China, likely due to government interference.
quote: This is also happening at the same time he's actively destroying US/Russian relations.
quote: Isn't a part of this article indicating that the US government knows that China hasn't been spying due to it having resources in China which would have revealed such activity?
quote: Easy solution for Obama. Just terminate NSA once and for all.
quote: What is the point of these rhetoric, it's all just talk and empty threats.
quote: [...]but we will also severely punish the pawns of the villain[...]
quote: If they mean what they say then just cut the whole country from the internet so nobody can snoop on anybody. What is the point of these rhetoric, it's all just talk and empty threats.
quote: it's all just talk and empty threats
quote: For American tech companies it's a tough position. The Obama administration appears to stand firmly behind ongoing NSA spying efforts, target both Americans and foreigners, including the Chinese. At the same time tech companies have little means of punishing China, as many of them are heavily invested in and overly reliant upon Chinese manufacturing.
quote: "The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting." - Sun Tzu "The greatest victory is that which requires no battle." - Sun Tzu
quote: Veteran diplomat Sir Jeremy Greenstock, Britain's ambassador to the UN between 1998 and 2003, says the fundamental reason for the popularity of sanctions is "that there is nothing else between words and military action if you want to bring pressure upon a government"."Military action is increasingly unpopular and in many ways ineffective in a modern legitimacy-oriented world, and words don't work with hard regimes. So something in between these is necessary. What else is there?" he asks.
quote: I have to live in this filthy country
quote: the USA is a free country
quote: Fine. RELATIVELY free country. Still way better than China, Iran or Russia.