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Michigan auto-parts maker Metaldyne was one of just two companies in the world that could turn powdered metal into high-performance engine components — until one of its engineers handed "hundreds of confidential" computer files to potential Chinese competitors, the Justice Department says.
"The days when everything that was worth stealing, every secret that was worth stealing in the United States, was a government secret — those days are long done," says Joel Brenner, national counterintelligence executive. "Much of what makes the country tick, much of our strategic advantage in the world is economic."
Originally posted by shots
I realize this is private industry stealing from private industry yet I think those that sell information like that should be afforded the luxury of being tried for treason. one or two trials with the death penalty should set a pretty good example
Originally posted by RetinoidReceptor
China is a problem. It annoys and irritates me to tears that the West is raising new threats and just fiddling their thumbs while they rob us blind. Europe's birth rates are getting lower and lower and will become a thing of the past and the US will become US of Mexico and follow Rome's fate with the way things are going.