Hillary Clinton launches attack on China over Google cyber attacks
Posted in: Legal, Privacy & Security at 22/01/2010 02:30
Hillary Clinton, the US Secretary of State, dramatically raised the stakes with China over internet freedom today, insisting that that those who carried out cyber attacks should face "international condemnation".
In excerpts of a speech that she is due to give shortly Ms Clinton addresses the threat made last week by Google to walk away from the Chinese market unless official censorship is eased.
Clinton: World should condemn cyber attackers
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Thursday called for global condemnation for those who carry out cyber attacks as China sought to contain tension with the United States over online censorship and hacking.
In excerpts of a speech expected to address Google Inc.'s concerns about China as well as global Internet freedom, Clinton said "countries or individuals that engage in cyber attacks should face consequences and international condemnation."