US commerce secretary to vet imports of sensitive technology

Posted on AllSides November 26th, 2019
From The Center

The US commerce secretary would be able to block imports of any technology deemed to pose a potential national security threat under sweeping new plans proposed by the Trump administration.

In an attempt to combat the perceived threat of Chinese equipment being used for spying, the US commerce department on Tuesday put forward rules requiring the personal approval of commerce secretary Wilbur Ross for sensitive transactions.

Lawyers said the move could result in the creation of a significant new bureaucracy, with one likening it to the creation of the powerful...

Read full story
Some content from this outlet may be limited or behind a paywall.

Financial Times

AllSides Media Bias Rating: Center
AllSides Media Bias Rating: Center
See full bias rating for Financial Times
Learn about media bias

More News about Technology from the Left, Center and Right

From the Left

From the Center

From the Right