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US cloud snoops pose questions for EU cybercrime body

Publisher: 
EU Observer
Publication date: 
10-Jan-2013
Author(s): 
Nikolaj Nielsen
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The law entitles American authorities to compel US companies in possession of EU citizens' data stored on their clouds to hand over the information if requested, regardless of EU data protection laws.

"Europe stands on the brink of an irreversible loss of data sovereignty if we don't develop a major new industrial policy for Clouds that can be solely under EU jurisdiction," Gus Hosein, the head of the UK-based NGO Privacy International told this website by email.
 

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