The war in Ukraine: Why knowing the country of origin of tech components is vital

Ozdemir, Serkan, Wynn, Martin G ORCID: 0000-0001-7619-6079 and Metin, Bilgin (2023) The war in Ukraine: Why knowing the country of origin of tech components is vital. Academic.

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The war in Ukraine has highlighted the significance of knowing the Country of Origin (COO) of technology product components. A single Iranian drone was found to contain parts made by more than a dozen US and western companies, and digital products can contain hardware components, software elements, and embedded systems and data from a range of countries and computing environments. How can this conundrum best be addressed to support national security? How can the end-consumer be better informed about the origin of digital products he/she is buying? And what are the implications for sustainability and the recyclability of these products?

Item Type: Article
Article Type: Article
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
Divisions: Schools and Research Institutes > School of Business, Computing and Social Sciences
Research Priority Areas: Applied Business & Technology
Depositing User: Martin Wynn
Date Deposited: 17 Apr 2023 09:39
Last Modified: 20 Sep 2023 10:23

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