When We Store Data In ‘The Cloud,’ Whose Laws Protect Us (Or Don’t)?

“[A] message sent between a computer in Hamburg to one in Dusseldorf could wind up on a server in California, while its response might end up in Mumbai. This is why the cloud confounds the issue of data sovereignty – it’s hard to say which nation or jurisdiction rules over data at any one time.”

Source: Miller-McCune 12/01/11