America's Hypocritical Approach to Economic Espionage
CNN Money -- Orly Lobel is the Don Weckstein Professor of Law at the University of San Diego and founding faculty member of the Center for Intellectual Property and Markets. Her latest book is Talent Wants to be Free: Why We Should Learn to Love Leaks, Raids, and Free-Riding.
President Obama has far more to lose than pride over Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's decision to call off her state visit to Washington amid allegations that the NSA has spied on her and Brazilian oil giant Petrobras (PBR). The revelations of alleged economic espionage risk undermining the Obama Administration's attempts to protect U.S. companies from trade secret theft. (Full Story)