Foreign Regulation

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More U.S. States Ban TikTok for Government Employees; Senator Calls for Hearing

In the past week, more U.S. states have taken action to prohibit the use of TikTok and other Chinese-linked products and services on state electronic devices. And in Congress, there have been calls for hearings on TikTok.

U.S. Customs Agency Reports on Labor Enforcement Action

In a piece last week entitled "Implementing the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act: A Challenge Worth the Effort," U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) wrote for its online magazine about an enforcement action under the the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA) related to imports of red dates from

BIS Adds YMTC and 35 Chinese Companies to the Entity List

The U.S. government added Yangtze Memory Technologies Co., Ltd. (YMTC) and more than 30 other companies to the Entity List, making it nearly impossible for these companies to have access to U.S. technology and products governed under the export control regime.

More U.S. States Move to Ban TikTok for Government Employees

The push by U.S. state governments to ban or restrict TikTok use by government employees continues, with Utah, Alabama, and New York now moving forward with efforts in this area.

States of Maryland, S. Carolina, Texas Take Action to Ban TikTok for Government Employees

Earlier this week, we wrote about a South Dakota ban on the use of TikTok by state employees, and efforts to push for similar actions in Wisconsin. Maryland, South Carolina, and Texas are now taking action on this issue as well.

Wisconsin Members of Congress Call on State Government to Ban TikTok from Official Devices; S. Dakota Governor Orders Ban

While most U.S. government efforts to restrict or ban the use of social media app TikTok are at the federal level, there is a push for individual U.S. states to take action as well. Six Republican members of Congress from Wisconsin have called on the Wisconsin governor to

New FCC Rules Further Restrict Chinese Network, Security Camera Products

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) took action last week to further crack down on the use of Chinese-tied telecoms equipment in American communications networks, issuing new rules that will cover the products of five well-known Chinese companies.
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