Mike Pompeo rips China for cybertheft days before trade deal

added 14.01.2020 14:09

Image of article 'Mike Pompeo rips China for cybertheft days before trade deal'

The secretary of state later had dinner with venture capitalists and tech industry leaders to discuss foreign policy, including Iran.

Rachel Bovard, a senior adviser with internet Accountability Project, said Big Tech has been complicit in allowing its technology to facilitate the Chinese genocide of Uighur Muslims, and she said she hoped Mr. Pompeo pushed the tech titans for greater accountability.

Some conservative tech policy groups said Mr. Pompeo’s outreach would hopefully lead to more Big Tech cooperation with U.S. goals abroad.

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo lambasted China for cybertheft in a policy discussion Monday in Silicon Valley, the heart of American technology.

Mr. Trump has met privately with technology company executives throughout his tenure, including an October meeting with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

by Ryan Lovelace from m.washingtontimes.com

Free awesomeness straight to your inbox!

Sign up now for this free newsletter to receive hand picked content, covering topics like Lifestyle, Business & Technology.

Free Newsletter Sign up now!

..or jump directly to the latest posts!