Items tagged with TAA

As the saying goes, you learn something new every day. Today, that tasty morsel of knowledge is the fact that according to the Trade Agreements Act of 1979 (aka the “TAA”), federal agencies in the U.S. are required to purchase certain products that are made only in the good old U.S. of A. (or in other designated countries). Thus, products the government buys must be TAA-compliant, which sounds like kind of a headache for federal IT buyers. Apparently, those “designated countries” include Taiwan, where Logitech is manufacturing peripherals that pass TAA muster. (We know, Logitech isn’t based in Taiwan, but that’s where these particular goods are being made.)... Read more...