You will soon be able to buy your own Miniature Domain where you are the absolute ruler. It will be inside a silicon chip that uses cryptography to protect against unauthorized inspections. The small sizes of the wires and transistors in this Electronic Safe are what provides a type of security that steel doors cannot provide. It is so difficult to observe the microscopic signals that few laboratories in the world could afford to look at your secrets.
The export regulations for the USA recognize that miniaturization itself is a valuable creation. Electronic devices with material shapes that were smaller than 0.7 micrometers could not be exported without special permission in 2002. If electronic devices were freely designed and exported, unknowable capabilities would be beyond the scrutiny of the police.