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Cyber-attacks on Google Trouble Obama

posted on: Wednesday January 27, 2010

Mackenzie Mango ’10 / World Staff

According to BBC, “President Barack Obama continues to be troubled by alleged cyber-attacks originating in China on the Internet search giant Google.”A White House spokesman reportedly stated that Obama wants answers and also believes that those responsible for the cyber-attacks should “face consequences.” Obama promised last year to begin a more conciliatory era in United States-China relations, therefore pushing human rights issues to the background. Yet the new criticism of China’s Internet censorship and rising tensions suggest that animus could flare in the months ahead.

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