Day: July 21, 2010

Canadian Government Undertaking Industry Consultations on Cryptography Export Permit ProcessCanadian Government Undertaking Industry Consultations on Cryptography Export Permit Process



The Export Controls Division of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (ECD) has launched another consultation with industry regarding the control of encryption goods and technology for export or transfer from Canada. This comes on the heels of earlier consultations on the mass market exemption launched in March of this year and further described at Canadian Government Launches Consultations on Encryption Controls (March 2010).

Canada, as a Participating State of the Wassenaar Arrangement, controls cryptography under Category 5, Group 1 of its Export Control List.

Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2010-07-21Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2010-07-21