Cybersecurity is bleeding into international trade, with countries setting up barriers to U.S. exports in the guise of protecting their products from snooping.
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The trend has rankled U.S. officials, who see it as digital protectionism masked as national security.

“There is a growing wave around the world in the name of security regimes, which is really an attempt to use trade barriers and cyber-related measures to try and frankly keep U.S. businesses out of the market, which is a real problem,” Deputy Secretary of Commerce Bruce Andrews told The Hill in an interview.

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