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10 Dec 2021


Group of countries announce partnership to curb technology exports to governments using the products in human rights abuses

The White House announced on Friday that Australia, Denmark, and Norway would join it in an effort to curb technology exports to governments that use the products for repression...

[The White House] revealed the names of countries pledging to work with it on the endeavor, adding that Canada, France, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom supported the move.

"Over the coming year of action, we commit to working to establish a voluntary, nonbinding written code of conduct around which like-minded states could politically pledge, to use export control tools to prevent the proliferation of software and other technologies used to enable serious human rights abuses," the member countries said in a statement...