Treasury Loosens Iran Export Controls For Google, Others

Law360, New York (March 20, 2012, 3:56 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of the Treasury's sanctions administrator on Tuesday said software made by Google Inc., Microsoft Corp. and others can be exported to Iran in spite of the embargo, saying certain exports are needed to preserve the flow of information within the country.

The Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control, which enforces the government's economic sanctions, issued guidance and licensing information expanding the permissible export of Internet software and other tools the agency said were needed “to further support the free flow of information to...
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