Chapter 24. United States Export Controls


Security is the condition of being protected against danger or loss. In the general sense, security is a concept similar to safety. The nuance between the two is an added emphasis on being protected from dangers that originate from outside.

 --Wikipedia on “Security”

In this Chapter

The great majority of contracts in the United States involving software or IT services require one or both parties to comply with US export controls. Export controls are designed to help secure the United States. They do that by restricting export of certain technology, knowledge, and goods to certain persons and nations. This chapter provides an overview of what is involved and how your business can comply with the rules.

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