Hey, you. Get off of my Cloud.

Who owns the stuff you store in the cloud?  Who can legally get their hands on it and how?  This article very clearly lays out some of the ways that laws originally used to define the ownership of a cow are being applied to information.

Don’t Be Evil

Whenever records or other evidence is housed with a third party, you have not only increased the likelihood of data access, you have created a new entity with physical or logical possession of your records. Who “owns” your records? Who has a right to access them? Who has “possession” of them? Who has “control” over them? Who must produce them if there is a subpoena, search warrant or other court order?

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Published in: on June 25, 2007 at 3:40 pm  Leave a Comment  

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