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EU and USA: Tighter control of tech transfers

The EU and the US want to tighten controls on the transfer of technologies to China. Brussels and Washington plan closer cooperation on security and technology policy issues. Together, the partners want to prevent high-tech products from endangering human rights, according to a draft final declaration of the EU-US Trade and Technology Council (TTC). The draft statement was first published by Euractiv. “The EU and the US acknowledge the need for controls on trade in certain dual-use items, in particular certain cyber-surveillance technologies, to prevent their misuse in ways which might lead to serious violations of human rights or international humanitarian law,” the draft says.

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