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Lawyers in Asia Shocked by U.S. Role in Spying, Not Spying Itself

, The Asian Lawyer


Law firms have long taken elaborate precautions, often including leaving the country, to protect against expected surveillance in China. But news that the U.S. National Security Agency, through allies in Australian intelligence, listened in on communications between an American law firm and its client has been met with a mix of surprise and shrugged shoulders.

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