US President Donald Trump giving a speech in Beijing in 2017. Relations with China have worsened under his administration, with intellectual property rights being a particularly thorny issue. Photo: Reuters

China ‘has taken the gloves off’ in its theft of US technology secrets

  • US officials say Beijing over the last two years has significantly ramped up its economic espionage
  • The spike in hacking is taking place after a marked lull in such activity during the last two years of the Obama administration
Topic |   Intellectual property in China

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US President Donald Trump giving a speech in Beijing in 2017. Relations with China have worsened under his administration, with intellectual property rights being a particularly thorny issue. Photo: Reuters
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