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American jailed for smuggling controlled tech to Iran

An_Old_Dog Silver badge

Piling the Charges On

(1) It's pretty clear he broke the law/regulations, but it's also clear that,

(2) the US government was piling charges on him any way they could. "Fixed attenuators" sounds all high-tech and dangerous, but really, it's another way of saying, "fixed resistors", or, possibly, "coils", both of which are extremely-low tech.

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