By Eric Tucker and Ted Bridis Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama declared Friday that Sony “made a mistake” in shelving a satirical film about a plot to assassinate North Korea’s leader, and he pledged the United States would respond “in a place and manner and time that we choose” to the hacking […]
U.S. charges Chinese military officials in cyberspying case
By Eric Tucker Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) – In a landmark case alleging international economic spying, the United States announced on May 19 unprecedented cyber espionage charges against five Chinese military officials accused of hacking into U.S. companies to gain trade secrets.
Former Twitter lawyer Nicole Wong joins White House
Nicole Wong, Twitter’s former legal director of products, joined the White House in June as deputy U.S. chief technology officer, the White House announced in a statement. Wong will work on Internet privacy and technology issues. She is joining the White House at a time when confidence in online privacy is low following the disclosure […]