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Canadian Government Launches Consultations on Encryption ControlsCanadian Government Launches Consultations on Encryption Controls

Earier this week, Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada’s Export Controls Division (ECD) launched its “Consultation on the International Interpretations of the Wassenaar Arrangement Cryptography Note by Wassenaar Arrangement Participating States.” These consultations will be of particular significance for companies engaged in the export or transfer from Canada of encryption goods, software or technology or items that have been designed or modified to use or work with encryption.

Encryption controls have been a challenge for many Canadian software and hardware vendors.