Can we determine and restrict the location of our data in the Cloud, and when do we need to?
22 May 2013
*** White paper now available ***
Last year OpenForum Academy hosted a Round Table discussion on “Who do you Trust with your Data in the Cloud?” which featured the launch of a report by Hogan Lovells on Government Access to Data in the Cloud and a comparison of the Patriot Act with national schemes across Europe. That report has been widely quoted since, with some praising it for shedding light on the situation and others challenging its conclusions. Since then the thinking on the impact of Cloud Computingacross Europe has developed significantly, the European Commission has published its Communication, yet the same key question remains – Can we determine and restrict the location of our data in the Cloud, and when do we need to?