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Update (12/2/16) - Just received the following confirmation from Apple Export Compliance: The [redacted] app presently uploaded into your account CAN BE legally released to US and Canada only, it will not be necessary to go through Export Regulations. They have also rephrased the question "Does your app qualify for any of the exemptions...?" to the ...


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There is something wrong-sounding about that claim. Owning a thing (such as a book) means that you can dispose of it however you want. If it is a physical book, then unless this is a book of top secret classified information, the US government has no control over the item, nor does the copyright holder have any right to prevent you from giving away your copy....


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Encryption is not a weapon. Encryption, or rather cryptographic technology and systems, is a munition. What makes it a munition is the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) managed by the U.S. Department of State. Weapons are a subset of munitions. Many U.S. laws grant authority to the executive branch to promulgate regulations for enforcement ...


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Short Answer I sense the classification of cryptography as a munition is a relic from the past. Cryptography has historically been the domain of the military Look at this NY Times article from 1996, for example. There it describes "boxes used to surf the World Wide Web" as weapons. Cryptography has historically been a major deal in warfare. Sending ...


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1: yes, if you legally export it and get the right paperwork. Which for cars you need anway. Practically you will loose some of the VAT for a refund company, OR spend a lot of time processing it - it is a lot easier with an export business set up. 2: Yes, because it is about the export of the car. But note that you will have to then REIMPORT the car into ...


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Serbia is not in the EU nor internal market, so when importing products you would have to follow specific product requirements, pay eventual import duties and internal taxes (VAT). I would recommend checking out the European Trade Helpdesk for more information about this. As both Hungary and Sweden are in the internal market it should be the exact same ...


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For the actual legal situation you would need a lawyer, but I can tell you from personal experience that Apple's AppStore requires you to provide an "ITS Encryption Export Compliance Code" if you use encryption not provided by the operating system, and without that, your application will not be published. I assume they wouldn't do this if there was no legal ...


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The order (effective in a few hours) is here. There is no general list of reasons, though in a specific case one might be able to find evidence as to why a certain item was restricted. However, you also won't get a very specific list, instead you'll get a description of the kinds of goods and services that can't be exported. For instance, included are "...


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From the OFAC website: Submitting an Application for a Specific License: Applicants must first select the type of application that will be submitted from the following choices: Application for authorization to travel to Cuba under a specific license. (Should your travel be authorized pursuant to a general license, do not submit an ...


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If your app doesn't qualify for some exemption then it doesn't qualify. If it's sold in the USA only, then you may not need to qualify for the exemption, but claiming you do qualify would be a lie. There's also the problem that people can be outside the USA and buy from the US app store. First, American residents with a US account on holiday outside the ...


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