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US, China negotiate cyber arms control deal

Both agree on no first-use of cyberweapons to cripple infrastructure during peacetime

One of the key principles of the UN document on principles for cyberspace is that no state should allow activity that intentionally damages critical infrastructure that provides services to the public.


THE United States and China are negotiating what could become the first arms control accord for cyberspace, embracing a commitment by each country that it will not be the first to use cyberweapons to cripple the other's critical infrastructure during peacetime, according to...

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