Center for Democracy & Technology
Bereau of Export Administration, Department of Commerce, January 10, 2000
Tnis rule amends the Export Adminixtration Regulation to allow the export and reexportof the encryption commodity or software to individuals, commercial firms, and other non-goverment end-users in all destinations. Post-export reporting requirements are streamlined, and changes are made to reflect amendments to the Wassenaar Arragement. This rule the encryption policy announced by the White House on Seeptember 16 and will simplify U.S. encryption export rules. Restrictions on terrorist supporting states (Cuba, Iran, Iraq, Libya, North Korea, Sudan or Syria), their nationals and other sanctioned entities are not changed by this rules.