CCIA Asks BIS About Scope Of Potential Export Controls

BY Heather Greenfield
January 10, 2019

Washington — In comments filed with the Bureau of Industry Security Thursday, the Computer & Communications Industry Association offered recommendations regarding the export control process for “emerging technologies.” CCIA also asked BIS to continue consulting with industry as it develops its export control process for “emerging technologies”, noting that a poorly executed export control regime can hinder innovation and U.S. leadership in next-generation technologies.  

The following can be attributed to CCIA President & CEO Ed Black:

“The U.S. should work to achieve an export control regime that is narrowly targeted to accomplish specific national security goals and consistent with standards laid out in the Export Controls Reform Act. We ask the government to clarify what new technologies would fall under any new regulations.”

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