Section 1078 of the National Defense Authorization Act of 2013 (Pub. L. 112-239) amends section 501 of the United States Information and Educational Exchange Act of 1948 (“Smith-Mundt”) to permit the dissemination of public diplomacy program material within the United States, upon request, following dissemination abroad. The Department has defined accessing this material electronically as constituting a request.

Public diplomacy material may be found online at:

IIPdigital.usembassy.gov (Website of the Bureau of International Information Programs)

www.usembassy.gov (Websites and links to social media accounts of U.S. Embassies, Consulates, and Diplomatic Missions)