Customs and Border Protection has July 17th as the date it will start enforcing that rule that any bulk residue in instruments of international traffic entering the U.S. must be properly manifested and entered. CBP has published a FAQ on the topic.
There will be a change to the textile rules of origin under the DR-CAFTA. According to a statement on the USTR web site:
We approved a series of changes to the Agreement’s rules-of-origin for textile and apparel goods that will facilitate regional trade and integration. These changes will expand opportunities under the CAFTA-DR Agreement and encouraging a vibrant textile and apparel supply chain in the Western Hemisphere to effectively face the challenge that Asian competitors represent. We also agreed to increase the cumulation limits to encourage greater integration of regional production through limited reciprocal duty-free access with Mexico and Canada to be used in Central American and Dominican Republic apparel, as called for under the Agreement.The Bureau of Industry and Security has issued another notice stating that cloud computing providers are not subject to EAR so long as they are not providing anything subject to EAR. This relates to the infrastructure providers. Keep in mind that a public or private cloud user might well violate the EAR if he or she is not careful. For example, if I were to put EAR controlled technical data in a corporate cloud and let engineers in China access it, there might be a violation. That is very different from just creating and maintaining the system in which that might occur. Here is the decision.
Counterfeit iPads have hit the market. Imaging the technical resources necessary to accomplish that. If only that power were used for good, not evil.
$381,000 in your spare tire is way better than finding a $5 bill in your jeans pocket. Except, of course, for the going to jail part.