back to article US, China manage to keep a straight face while promising to not hack each other's corps

US President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping have announced an cyber-peace deal in which neither side will engage in commercial spying online. "We have agreed that neither the US nor the Chinese government will conduct, or knowingly support, cyber-enabled theft of intellectual property – including trade secrets …

  1. elDog

    I love the "straight face". Good poker players.

    Both out to screw the competition.

    Now back to my state-funded surreptitious slurps. Nobody knows who funds me. Nobody know where the data gos. But it will be slurped and it will be sold.

    1. Mark 85

      Re: I love the "straight face". Good poker players.

      And the real beauty of this.. the Norks will be blamed for it.

  2. Christoph
  3. x 7

    In other news, Obama announced the first genetically engineered flying pig.......

  4. thomas k

    "What, never?"

    "No, never!"

    "What, never?"

    "Hardly ever!"

    *with thanks to G&S

  5. Youngone Silver badge
    Mushroom

    I'm a bit torn

    On the one hand they're both lying bastards, and everyone knows it.

    On the other hand at least they're talking which is better than the alternative.

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