Export Control Act 2002 (united Kingdom)

The use of export controls and most importantly encryption has provided a basis for not allowing unpermitted trade activities that could impose on safety. These export controls have become more increasingly used in the last few years due to security and privacy concerns. The Export Control Act involves the use of export control and even more importantly the transfer of technology where it is reasonably believed will be outside the United Kingdom. The limitation on the export of this technology has enormous consequences.

The following questions have been addressed in this article:

Are there limitations on the oral communications of the transfer of technology?
Would source code and object code of software be applicable under the Export Control Act?
What have been the criticisms of the legislation?

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