On July 19, 2015, GOLDSTEIN PLLC filed a public comment to RIN 0694–AG49, as published by the Department of Commerce Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) at 80 Fed. Reg. 28,853 (May 20, 2015) (the “Proposed Rule”), titled, “Wassenaar Arrangement 2013 Plenary Agreements Implementation: Intrusion and Surveillance Items.”
UPDATE July 30, 2015: News media reports that the Department of Commerce has acknowledged the concerns raised in public comments. It has agreed to rewrite the rule and publish it again for public comment.