DOD, GSA and NASA working to implement semiconductor product ban

By Georgina DiNardo / May 3, 2024 at 11:24 AM
The Defense Department, General Services Administration and NASA are considering the implementation of a rule that would ban executive agencies from obtaining certain semiconductor products. Semiconductors are used to power many consumer electronics and military systems and are critical to U.S. infrastructure, a notice posted today in the Federal Register about the proposed rule said. Semiconductors are also being used as “essential building blocks” in emerging technologies like artificial intelligence, biotechnology and clean energy. However, the National Counterintelligence and Security...

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