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Cyber-Hacking And Cyberterrorism Are Bringing More Attention To Technology Firms And Software Manufacturers
Should "cyber products" be added to the United States Munitions List (USML)? Cyber-hacking and cyberterrorism are growing concerns for the national security of the United States, so this question could not go unanswered.
United States
7 Dec 2015
State Department Discusses Whether To Add 'Cyber Products' To The USML
On October 29, 2015, the Defense Trade Advisory Group (DTAG) of the Department of State met to discuss the possibility of adding "cyber products" to the United States Munitions List (USML).
United States
4 Dec 2015
Failure To Follow License Provisos Leads To $1.9 Million Penalty
Congratulations, you have finally received an export license, and you are now authorized to ship your products overseas. However, although you have made it over most of the hurdles, you are not finished yet. One last hurdle remains. Before you ship your products, you must understand and comply with your license provisos.
United States
15 Dec 2006
No News Is Good News: BIS Retains Status Quo on Deemed Export Rule
The Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security recently decided to maintain the status quo in its "deemed export" rule, which imposes control of sensitive technology based on a foreign national’s most recent country of citizenship or permanent residence. In maintaining the current rule, BIS has rejected its own Office of Inspector General ("OIG") recommendation to change the rule to the foreign national’s country of birth. In its recommendation, the OIG expressed concern that the cu
United States
7 Apr 2006
The Information Divide: OFAC Issues Rules for Written and Internet Publications Intended for Sanctioned Countries
The United States currently maintains comprehensive sanctions against Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, and Syria. While the sanctions vary from country to country, a common exemption from export controls exists for certain types of information and informational materials. This exception (the so-called "Berman Amendment") has been vital for the spread of publications in sanctioned countries both in written form and via the Internet.
United States
26 May 2005
Deconstructing Encryption: Department of Commerce Revises Encryption Regulations
The export of encryption products, software, and technology has long been one of the most opaque sectors of export controls. While U.S. origin encryption is tightly controlled, exporters can avail themselves of numerous exceptions depending on such factors as the overall strength of the encryption, the type of entity involved (government versus non-government), and the location of the end-user. Over the past few years, the Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security ("BIS") generally
United States
11 Mar 2005
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