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German Spy Chief Says China’s Tech Takeovers Are a Security Risk

Chancellor Angela Merkel’s top counterintelligence official said Chinese acquisitions of high-tech companies in Germany represent a potential national-security threat. The head of Germany’s top domestic intelligence agency, Hans-Georg Maassen, highlighted the issue in an annual report on security risks that included cyber attacks from China and Russia as well as a rise in threats from Islamist, far-right and far-left fringe groups. Source Bloomberg

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