Adobe deactivates accounts in Venezuela to comply with US sanctions

Adobe will close all its accounts in Venezuela by 28 October in order to comply with US sanctions under Executive Order 13884 (“Blocking Property of the Government of Venezuela”). As a result, users will no longer have access to Adobe software, such as Photoshop and Acrobat Reader. Adobe has stated via its help page that US sanctions “prohibit almost all” transactions and services from US companies, entities and individuals to Venezuela, and that services will not be restored until the E.O. is no longer is effect.

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About Michael O'Kane

Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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