Businessinsider.co.za A pro-China propaganda group reportedly ran a targeted social media campaign to undermine the US rare earth industry


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A Lynas Corp worker walks past sacks of rare earths concentrate in Perth, Australia. REUTERS/Melanie Burton. A pro-China propaganda group ran a social media campaign targeting rare earths mining companies. The group used fake accounts posing as Texas residents opposed to a new rare earths plant. The campaign was designed to"thwart rivalry" to China's dominance in the sector, according tech group Mandiant. For more stories, go to www.BusinessInsider.co.za. A pro-China propaganda group ran a campaign on social media targeting US-based rare earths mining companies in an attempt to undermine the growing industry in the country, according to the cybersecurity company...