Surveillance-tech restrictions stripped from Uyghur bill could end up in NDAA

Anna Ashton, director of government affairs at the U.S.-China Business Council, said her organization warned lawmakers that the measures were written too broadly and “might have applied to transactions unrelated to the situation in Xinjiang.”

“In this case and in other cases involving export controls, we advocate for multilateral coordination rather than unilateral action where possible,” said Ashton, who also stressed the importance of public-comment periods and consultation with industry and technical experts.


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