[HackerNews] U.S. Government Bans Sale of Hacking Tools to Authoritarian Regimes

The U.S. Commerce Department on Wednesday announced new rules barring the sales of hacking software and equipment to authoritarian regimes and potentially facilitate human rights abuse for national security (NS) and anti-terrorism (AT) reasons.
The¬†mandate, which is set to go into effect in 90 days, will forbid the export, reexport and transfer of “cybersecurity items” to countries of “national

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