Private Clouds with No Silver Lining: Legal Risk in Private Cloud Services

Communications & Strategies, No. 85, pp. 125-140, 2012

16 Pages Posted: 15 Jan 2013

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Rebecca Iglesias

Webb Henderson

Rob Nicholls

UNSW Business School; UNSW Law Centre for Law, Markets and Regulation

Anisha Travis

Webb Henderson

Date Written: March 31, 2012

Abstract

This paper provides an overview of the legal risks that arise from the use of private clouds arising from lawful interception, data protection obligations and legal professional privilege. The paper uses an Australian perspective to provide examples, but concludes that there are significant legal risks in all jurisdictions.

Keywords: cloud computing, private cloud, lawful interception, data protection, professional privilege

JEL Classification: K23, K33, L51, Z18

Suggested Citation

Iglesias, Rebecca and Nicholls, Rob and Travis, Anisha, Private Clouds with No Silver Lining: Legal Risk in Private Cloud Services (March 31, 2012). Communications & Strategies, No. 85, pp. 125-140, 2012. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2199442

Rebecca Iglesias

Webb Henderson ( email )

Level 18, 420 George Street
Sydney, NSW 2000
Australia

Rob Nicholls (Contact Author)

UNSW Business School ( email )

Sydney, NSW 2052
Australia
+61412646477 (Phone)

HOME PAGE: http://https://www.business.unsw.edu.au/our-people/rob-nicholls

UNSW Law Centre for Law, Markets and Regulation ( email )

Kensington, New South Wales 2052
Australia
+61 4 1264 6477 (Phone)

HOME PAGE: http://https://www.business.unsw.edu.au/our-people/rob-nicholls

Anisha Travis

Webb Henderson ( email )

Level 18, 420 George Street
Sydney, NSW 2000
Australia

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