the news in 15 headlines Sept. 24, 2015 Can the U.S. and China Give Cyberpeace a Chance? By Eric Levitz U.S., China Talking About a “Cyber Arms Control Treaty.” Wait, What Does That Mean, a “Cyber Arms Control Treaty”? Not All That Much — the Treaty Is Unlikely to Cover Spying or Stealing Intellectual Property … … and China Just Can’t Seem to Stop Itself From Stealing America’s Intellectual Property They’re Also Creating a Database of Personal Info About People Who Work for the Federal Government That’s More Complete Than Facebook’s Photo: Christoph Schmidt/© Corbis. All Rights Reserved. They Even Grabbed the Fingerprints of 5.6 Million Federal Employees! (But Not the Retinal Scans Yet) That Really Pissed Off America’s Top Federal Employee … Photo: Brooks Kraft/© Corbis. All Rights Reserved. … Who Threatened China With Sanctions and Retaliatory Cyberattacks Just Two Weeks Ago (Although, It’s Not Like America Doesn’t Also Hack Chinese Firms) But Now a Limited Peace Treaty Banning Attacks on Critical Infrastructure May Be Possible Photo: Peter Ginter/© Corbis. All Rights Reserved. … If They Can Agree on What ‘Critical’ Infrastructure Is Cyberattacks on Infrastructure Have Been on the Rise in Recent Years Just Ask a South Korean The White House Has Downplayed Expectations for an Agreement Photo: Ted S. Warren/© Corbis. All Rights Reserved. Even As the Chinese President Promised American Tech Execs He’ll Get Tough on Cybercrime in Seattle The Whole Issue Should Make for Fun Dinner-Table Conversation at the White House Tonight Photo: Andy Wong/© Corbis. All Rights Reserved. (Just everybody, please no texting.) Tags: china xi jinping cyberwarfare hacking the news in 15 headlines More +Comments Leave a Comment Can the U.S., China Give Cyberpeace a Chance?