Thursday, December 16, 2004

About Time!

"American publishers are free to engage in publishing activities with people in Cuba, Iran and Sudan without fear of violating U.S. economic penalties against those countries, the Bush administration said Wednesday.

"The Treasury Department's office that enforces embargoes against those countries issued a rule that lists the permissible activities related to the publishing and marketing of manuscripts, books, journals and newspapers in paper or electronic form.

"U.S. publishers do not need U.S. government permission to go ahead with such ventures, the department said. " (SFGate)

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