United States Export Control PolicyThe use of export controls and encryption has become to play a greater role in the transit of commercial goods. However, the need to update policies based on changing circumstances and technology has caused the revision of policies involving the export of commercial products.
The following questions have been addressed in this article:What were the major changes made to the export policy?
How do review requests impact the permitted use of exports?
What about encryption commodities that have longer key lengths?
Are there any export rules involving the use of downloading "publicly available" encryption software from the Internet which will be incorporated into a new encryption product that has been designed and sold?