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Attorney General Eric Holder speaks about strategy to mitigate the theft of U.S. trade secrets Wednesday. The Obama administration is launching a new strategy to fight the growing theft of trade secrets following new evidence linking cyberstealing to China?s military.

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Mandiant founder and CEO Kevin Mandia is seen in his office in Alexandria, Va., Wednesday. His private technology security firm described in extraordinary detail efforts it blamed on a Chinese military unit to hack into 141 businesses, mostly inside the U.S., and steal commercial secrets. China denies the claim.

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The Obama administration announced a broad new effort Wednesday to fight the growing theft of American trade secrets following fresh evidence linking cyberstealing to China's military. The plan includes a new diplomatic push to discourage intellectual property theft abroad along with better coordination at home to help U.S. companies protect themselves.
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    • Attorney General Eric Holder speaks about strategy to mitigate the theft of U.S. trade secrets Wednesday. The Obama administration is launching a new strategy to fight the growing theft of trade secrets following new evidence linking cyberstealing to China?s military.
    • Mandiant founder and CEO Kevin Mandia is seen in his office in Alexandria, Va., Wednesday. His private technology security firm described in extraordinary detail efforts it blamed on a Chinese military unit to hack into 141 businesses, mostly inside the U.S., and steal commercial secrets. China denies the claim.
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