Skip to comments.White House Considers Restricting Chinese Researchers Over Espionage Fears (Good article)
Posted on 05/01/2018 2:33:58 PM PDT by cba123
WASHINGTON It sounds like something out of a science fiction movie: In April, China is said to have tested an invisibility cloak that would allow ordinary fighter jets to suddenly vanish from radar screens.
This advancement, which could prove to be a critical intelligence breakthrough, is one that American officials fear China may have gained in part from a Chinese researcher who roused suspicions while working on a similar technology at a Duke University laboratory in 2008. The researcher, who was investigated by the F.B.I. but never charged with a crime, ultimately returned to China, became a billionaire and opened a thriving research institute that worked on some projects related to those he studied at Duke.
The Trump administration, concerned about Chinas growing technological prowess, is considering strict measures to block Chinese citizens from performing sensitive research at American universities and research institutes over fears they may be acquiring intellectual secrets, according to people familiar with the deliberations.
The White House is discussing whether to limit the access of Chinese citizens to the United States, including restricting certain types of visas available to them and greatly expanding rules pertaining to Chinese researchers who work on projects with military or intelligence value at American companies and universities. The exact types of projects that would be subject to restrictions are unclear, but the measures could clamp down on collaboration in advanced materials, software and other technologies at the heart of Beijings plan to dominate cutting-edge technologies like advanced microchips, artificial intelligence and electric cars, known as Made in China 2025.
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Restrictions on Chinese nationals is LONG OVERDUE!
Mitch McConnell wont like this.
Nor with the universities that get full price plus from them, nor will the real estate developers humping sub divisions so their parents buy them homes do they can get in state tuition. Don’t get me started from what I have heard, like a naval architecture program where 80% of the kids were from China. My guess is they are not designing 16 ft starcraft runabout competitors...
There are multiple children attending our local high school from China and Korea.
One parent comes over here with them, rents an apartment in the school district, sends the kid there for three or four years. Then they apply to an American college.
The price of the apartment, plus expenses for food and transportation, is the price of their admission to a high school that’s close to a private school in the quality of the education it offers, at least as calculated by some people in Asia.
I wouk for a D1 college institution and let me tell you, nearly half our customer base in our facility is from chinese nationals. Very nice people, but CONCERNING what they take back home as intellectual property.
They have not even figured out that we can make an entire 747 drop off the radar screen and stay gone until it is on the airfield.
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