January 24, 2020
Software group flags concerns over scope, effectiveness of ICT supply-chain proposal
A major group representing software makers is raising extensive concerns over the Commerce Department's proposed rule on information and communications technology supply chain security, which would implement President Trump's May 15 executive order by setting the criteria for banning ICT imports from “foreign adversaries.”
The rule is designed to set an effective policy framework for ICT security beyond simply banning products from Chinese firms like Huawei and ZTE. “The Secretary has chosen to adopt a case-by-case, fact-specific approach to determine...