View all newsletters
Receive our newsletter - data, insights and analysis delivered to you
  1. Technology
February 12, 1987

AGREEMENT BETWEEN US AND BRITISH GOVERNMENTS ON AUDITS BY US COMMERCE DEPARTMENT OF BRITISH COMPANIES

By CBR Staff Writer

It is characteristic of the bloated and ramshackle US federal government bureaucracy that at the same time as the administration is looking to reduce sharply the export restrictions on high-tech goods, the US has reportedly reached an agreement with the British government that will allow the US Commerce Department to conduct security audits of British computer companies that re-export US equipment, a development that is certain to provoke a howl of anger in Parliament and cause a new surge of anti-American feeling in opposition parties.

Websites in our network
NEWSLETTER Sign up Tick the boxes of the newsletters you would like to receive. Tech Monitor's research, insight and analysis examines the frontiers of digital transformation to help tech leaders navigate the future. Our Changelog newsletter delivers our best work to your inbox every week.
I consent to New Statesman Media Group collecting my details provided via this form in accordance with the Privacy Policy
SUBSCRIBED
THANK YOU