September 18, 2019
Commerce extends comment deadline on export controls amid tech industry security concerns
The Commerce Department has extended the comment deadline on proposed export controls for emerging technologies in response to industry requests, while initial comments are raising concerns that proposed restrictions could undermine U.S. global competitiveness and national security.
Public comments are now due Jan. 10 on an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking issued by the Commerce Department's Bureau of Industry Security on Nov. 19. Academics institutions, industry associations and a BIS advisory group had requested a 60-day extension to the...