Chinese spies read Australian MPs' emails for a year: report

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ArghONaught wrote:

Anyone would think most emails of Australian MPs, and especially government front benchers, were newly found Keystone Kops episodes.

They are largely amateurish self serving pompous people looking out for themselves, “the money”, and their own. My suspicion is the Chinese had a good laugh.

Apr 27, 2014 8:38pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Ralphooo wrote:

In the global village, everyone knows everything. But now suddenly everyone knows that everyone knows everything. In this case, the Chinese have been reading the Aussie PM’s messages. We didn’t know that, but it is not a huge surprise. But now we find out that not only are the Chinese reading the messages, but everyone knows they are reading them. And strangely enough, that turns out to be an actual surprise to almost everybody.

Apr 27, 2014 9:04pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Bumsteer wrote:

..as a member of the “Five Eyes”, I am certain the Aussies were reading the emails of Chinese leaders as well.

Apr 27, 2014 9:49pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
beerpatzer wrote:

Meanwhile, the American spies read the Australian PM’s emails so surreptitiously and so often, it’s not even worth reporting…

Apr 27, 2014 11:18pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
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