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Focus
16-Apr-2015, 01:58 AM
Interesting article. Im sure there will be other in depth versions elsewhere

http://www.pcpro.co.uk/cloud-computing/1000629/microsofts-data-sovereignty-battle-a-disaster-or-triumph-in-the-making?_mout=1&utm_campaign=pcpro_newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

Peter Bragg
16-Apr-2015, 03:29 AM
Interesting indeed. Watch this space (as they say)...

chuckatkinson
16-Apr-2015, 04:30 AM
This is a legal issue in several countries. Storing of personal data outside their territorial boundaries. That's why Amazon has established data centers across the globe. There is also the GovCloud on AWS specifically for use by state/federal agencies.

Focus
16-Apr-2015, 04:52 AM
In terms of the UK/EU centric starting point this is what our information commissioners office has to say on the subject of sending data overseas
https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/guide-to-data-protection/principle-8-international/

Focus
16-Apr-2015, 05:01 AM
The only one you might think is in the EEA but isn't is Switzerland ... but they have always done things differently !
https://www.gov.uk/eu-eea

Garret Mott
16-Apr-2015, 07:11 AM
Very interesting. If you hear more, please let us know Andrew!

The US trying to throw its weight around? Shocking...........

Focus
16-Apr-2015, 08:02 AM
In case you missed the small 'here' link in the article to the full reply brief it's here
http://mscorp.blob.core.windows.net/mscorpmedia/2015/04/Microsoft-Reply-Brief.pdf