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UK is right to worry that tech takeovers may let hackers in

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John Feeney
Nov 07, 2017 16:49
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Should the UK continue to allow overseas buyers to take control of its technology firms?

It’s a burning question at a time when commercial products like computer chips increasingly underpin critical national infrastructure in defence, energy and health.

In a globalised economy, cross-border business acquisitions have become routine.

But the national security implications of some of them have prompted the UK government to launch a review.

Amid a backdrop of wider worries of state-sponsored cyberattacks, the government’s litany of concerns includes a nagging

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