December 18, 2019 / China, Government Activity

U.S. Finalizing Rules To Limit Sensitive Tech Exports To China, Others

From Reuters: The Trump administration is finalizing a set of narrow rules to limit exports of sophisticated technology to adversaries like China, a document seen by Reuters shows, in a boon to U.S. industry that feared a much tougher crackdown on sales abroad.
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December 16, 2019 / Foreign Influence, Government Activity

Congress Creates Two New Bodies To Tackle Foreign Influence On U.S. Research

From Science: As part of the 2020 NDAA, Congress set to establish two new high-level bodies aimed at preventing foreign governments from unfairly exploiting the U.S. research enterprise.
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December 16, 2019 / Deemed Exports, Foreign Influence, Fundamental Research, Government Activity

Keep US Research Open Amid Threat From China, Says Elite JASON Group

From Nature: Report says that US science agencies should strengthen and coordinate their conflict-of-interest policies.
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November 18, 2019 / China, Foreign Influence, Government Activity

The Science Security Threat

From Inside Higher Ed: At gathering of university research officers, federal agency officials document foreign governments' efforts to persuade scientists to engage in academic espionage.
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