New rules released on End-to-End Encryption

The Department of State Directorate of Defense Trade Controls has published an interim final rule (currently open for public comments). This rule is clarifying that certain transfers of encrypted technical data are not exports, reexports, or retransfers subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations.

Torres Law released an alert on 18th November 2019 regarding the potential publication of a new rule. The Interim Final Rule is effective on 25th March 2020, and interested parties may submit public comments by 27th January 2020.

Read more here on the particular changes made.