BIS requests comments on surveillance system export controls

The Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security has published a Notice seeking public comments on the items currently subject to export controls for crime control and detection reasons. Items include facial recognition software and other biometric surveillance systems, long-range acoustic devices, and fingerprint readers. Comments should be submitted on or before 15 September 2020.

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Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC is a senior barrister (Queen’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human rights & civil liberties. She has a particular expertise in sanctions. The legal directories say she is the...

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