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Google threatens China pullout over intellectual property theft claim

Google threatens China pullout over intellectual property theft claim

Updated 6 January 2012, 10:25 AEDT

Internet giant Google is threatening to shut down its operations in China saying its uncovered a sophisticated cyber attack on the company and human rights activists.

Google claims the mid-December attack involved the theft of intellectual property from Google and that at least twenty other large companies were targetted. US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says the incident raises serious concerns and she wants an explanation from China.

Presenter: Karon Snowdon

Dr Jason Wilson, Lecturer in Digital Communications University of Wollongong; Alok Aggarwal, Chairman of US based research firm Evalueserve

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