The Cloud Act provides that U.S. prosecutors can gain access to evidence under the possession, custody or control of a company in the U.S., regardless of where the data are stored. But European fears of economic espionage are mistaken.
Latest in CLOUD Act
On Wednesday, the Department of Justice released a white paper on the Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data Act, or Cloud Act, which was enacted in March 2018. The white paper, entitled “Promoting Public Safety, Privacy, and the Rule of Law Around the World: The Purpose and Impact of the CLOUD Act,” is available here and below.
Jennifer Daskal and Peter Swire respond to Neema Singh Guliani and Naureen Shah’s critique of the CLOUD Act.
Privacy and human rights groups shouldn’t let the perfect be the enemy of the good.
An interview with Paddy McGuinness, the U.K. deputy national security adviser, on the topic of cross-border data access.
Congress could make the Microsoft-Ireland dispute moot.