Chinese hackers attacked foreign health care, military, oil networks as coronavirus hit China

Editors note: the phase 1 US China agreement included measures two stop China’s hacking. Are they breaching? As the coronavirus epidemic reached crisis level in Wuhan, China, in January, a known group of state-backed cyber hackers launched attacks at healthcare companies and other key industries outside the country, according to cybersecurity company FireEye.   [Patrick Tucker…

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FORCED LABOR, TARIFFS, AND BUYBACKS

Editor’s note: Beth Baltzan explains how the law currently prevents importation of products made in whole or in part by forced labor.  We remember the Tariff Act of 1930 because it included the infamous Smoot-Hawley tariffs. But we should remember it for something much more important: it prohibited imports made with forced labor.  Back in the day,…

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Press Release | CPA Supports Trump Administration for Invoking Defense Production Act

And praises appointment of Peter Navarro as Nat’l Defense Production Act coordinator Washington. The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) is praising the Trump Administration for invoking the Defense Production Act (DPA) to boost domestic production of medical ventilators. Earlier this week, CPA had urged the administration to take such an important step in light…

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