By Peter S. Vogel
Laws around the world allow governments free access to data on the Cloud which may come as a surprise to many, but Mutual Legal Assistance Treaties (MLATs) facilitate cooperation across international boundaries. On May 23, 2012 Hogan...
Storing and sharing data seems to get easier by the week. So does losing and stealing it. Cloud computing is yet another advancement in this arena, and like those that came before it-laptops, email, websites, flash drives - the benefits of this advancement...
By Jon Baumgarten and Noah Gitterman, Proskauer Rose LLP
The emergence of "cloud computing" products and services is drawing considerable attention in legal circles. In the copyright arena, it is taking the form of infringement issues pertaining...
By Patrick Van Eecke, Carol A.F. Umhoefer and Cameron Craig
On 1 July 2012, the EU Article 29 Data Protection Working Party (WP 29) issued its long awaited Opinion 05/2012 on Cloud Computing (Opinion). In this document the WP 29 identifies a number...
Cloud computing is an
emerging area, but what privacy rights do users have? The Electronic
Communications Privacy Act and its component, the Stored Communications Act,
are difficult enough to apply to regular computers and e-mail. What are the
By Peter S. Vogel
Daily news headlines regularly report lax, or no, security for cloud data. In the past few weeks two very high profile businesses reported cloud breaches - Apple's iCloud and Dropbox. It is no coincidence that my August column...
By Dylan McGuire
Cloud computing-or the replication of a law firm's information technology (IT) server platform as well as its applications and other services on a remote computer platform-is a new buzzword in the legal field and carries immense...