back to article US tech titans say a heads-up about India's PC import license would've been nice

Eight US tech-related trade associations penned a letter last week to Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo and trade ambassador Katherine Tai to oppose India's new import licensing requirement for PCs and other tech kit. Specifically, the letter urges Raimondo and Tai to "use every available forum of engagement with the …

  1. Groo The Wanderer Silver badge

    So when it's "Buy America" and CANADIAN suppliers are getting the shaft, it's no big deal, but when someone has an issue with AMERICAN suppliers, well now, THAT's a WTO issue! *LMAO*

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      The requirement India just imposed is almost certainly to benefit TATA or some other existing Indian conglomerate, and due to "donations made to the right places" by said conglomerate. That's just the way it works in India.

  2. Alumoi Silver badge

    Were you expecting something else? Who has the (supposed) bigger/better army?

    1. Will Godfrey Silver badge

      As a kid I quickly learned that "My dad is bigger than your dad" just doesn't cut it.

      1. Alumoi Silver badge

        Of course it doesn't IF your bigger dad hasn't got a bigger gun.

  3. Strahd Ivarius Silver badge
    Facepalm

    It is for SECURITY, dummpkopf!

    enough said...

  4. Tron Silver badge

    India is the next China.

    I should probably program a shortcut for that phrase.

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