GSN – General Software Note

The Control Lists do not control “software” according to the General Software Note.                                                              

(This note overrides any control within section D of Categories 0 to 9)

Categories 0 to 9 of this list do not control “software” which is either:

a. Generally available to the public by being:

1. sold from stock at retail selling points, without restriction, by means of:

a. over-the-counter transactions;

b. mail order transactions;

c. electronic transactions; or

d. telephone order transactions; and

2. designed for installation by the user without further substantial support by the supplier; or

N.B.: Entry a. of the General Software Note does not release “software”  specified in Category 5 — Part 2 (Information Security).

b. In the public domain.