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Industry Urges Commerce Department to Adopt Narrow Tech Export Controls


In response to the Department of Commerce exploring new export restrictions for emerging technology, industry organizations stressed that export controls should be narrowly tailored to national security concerns, and not used to accomplish trade policy.

“We urge the U.S. government to take a measured and deliberate approach to this rulemaking. Unduly broad restrictions will harm technological development in the U.S. and will be counterproductive to U.S national security,” said the Internet Association in its comments.

The organization called on Commerce to offer more detailed rules for public comment, account for how export controls would impact development, and use a multilateral approach. Click here to read more.