Settlements for Exports of Controlled Encryption Software to Iran
SAP, a German multinational software corporation with a significant U.S. presence, recently settled allegations that it violated OFAC and BIS regulations concerning exports of software, upgrades, and patches from the United States to Iran and Iranian companies. The settlement amounts totaled in excess of $6.4 million. Watch the video as George W. Thompson, International Trade [...]
And This Year’s Award Goes To . . .
There are all kinds of annual awards: Razzies for bad films, Golden Mullets for the worst video game and the Turnip Prize for lousy art. That got me to thinking. Maybe another one’s in order, to celebrate the most embarrassing export control penalty of the year. Let’s call it the Dummies. My nomination will be hard [...]