The German Innovations Report published a summary of an analysis on IT outsourcing by the consulting company Frost & Sullivan. The trend of outsourcing IT jobs from developed countries to less developed states cannot be stopped through legislation. If a country were to impose limitations, all others without such laws would have a market advantage.
The article continues: Moreover, to be effective, any legislative action to protect IT jobs in developed regions of the world will have to be part of a global alliance of developed governments – an unlikely scenario. Ultimately, developed countries will have focus on education and innovation to protect their IT workforce.