US President Donald Trump’s intensified crackdown on IP theft has stoked fears that racial discrimination is being used to prosecute Chinese scientists unfairly. Photo: AP

US-China tech war shrouded by ‘new red scare’ as Donald Trump cracks down on IP theft

  • More federal cases have been filed against Chinese firms since the US launched its initiative to combat intellectual property theft and economic espionage
  • Lawyers and Chinese scientists fear that prosecution is increasingly racially charged
Topic |   US-China trade war

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US President Donald Trump’s intensified crackdown on IP theft has stoked fears that racial discrimination is being used to prosecute Chinese scientists unfairly. Photo: AP
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