Travel Overseas

Carrying controlled equipment or technical data overseas is considered an export, so travelers should be very careful when considering what kind of papers and computer storage media will accompany them on a trip.  It is also considered an export to use personal knowledge or technical expertise that is export controlled when abroad. 

US Customs has the right to search electronic files on a computer when leaving or returning to the US, so make sure to check for compliance prior to leaving on a trip.

It is also illegal to work or engage with entities that participate in the boycott of Israel.  This list potentially includes Iraq, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, United Arab Emirates and the Republic of Yemen.