U.S. Customs and Border Protection July 23, 2012 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Issuance of Final Determination Concerning Certain Devices Known as “Pwn Plugs”
Document Number: 2012-17805
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-23
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This document provides notice that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (``CBP'') has issued a final determination concerning the country of origin of certain devices known as Pwn Plugs. Based upon the facts presented, CBP has concluded that the programming operations performed in the United States, using U.S.-origin software, substantially transform non-TAA country microcomputer devices. Therefore, the country of origin of Pwn Plugs is the United States for purposes of U.S. Government procurement.