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Chinese cybertheft of American companies costs the U.S. economy billions, but an investigation by NPR and @frontlinepbs found an unlikely obstacle to government action: the victims themselves.
n.pr/2VIzOf8

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When optimizing a proxy metric it is easy to forget what the proxy was initially measuring/approximating. Money is only a proxy of value so pursuing and optimizing the proxy is a sure fire way to end up with a bunch of things that have no real value.

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President Trump said he is considering sending detained immigrants in the country illegally to so-called "sanctuary cities" to try and punish Democrats who have opposed his stringent immigration proposals.
n.pr/2VHwAZ1

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