MixedThe Wall Street JournalMr. Carlin acknowledges that for naming and shaming to work it must be combined with other tactics, such as sanctions. But some have suggested that publishing the details of the hackers’ actions, even without revealing FBI sources and methods, can teach hackers how to better hide their tracks. Information in the indictments may also provide a playbook for others to disguise their own attacks by adopting the markers of past Chinese or Russian hacks.Such concerns are mostly absent from Mr. Carlin’s book ... For Vladimir Putin, being called out by name is sometimes a bonus, turning influence operations into a wild success.
MixedThe Wall Street Journal“A timely, important work that takes stock of the one-child policy’s damage…Unfortunately Ms. Fong’s personal story…is overshadowed by her other reporting, producing a certain disjointedness.”