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Narrowing Wassenaar Tech Control Likely Outcome Of Upcoming Plenary

August 19, 2016 at 2:06 PM
As a September technical meeting of Wassenaar export control group countries draws closer, sources believe members of the arms control organization will coalesce around language narrowing the scope of a specific technology control stemming from the 2013 definition of “intrusion software” that has drawn the ire of the U.S. cybersecurity industry. Industry sources welcomed progress made by the U.S. government and industry stakeholders in convincing Wassenaar members to seriously consider narrowing the technology control, but stressed that the root cause...

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