Microsoft, Ireland and a Level Playing Field for U.S. Cloud Companies
Bloomberg BNA Privacy and Security Law Report, 2016
4 Pages Posted: 3 Nov 2016
Date Written: August 1, 2016
After the recent Microsoft v. United States decision, the law faces the task of clarifying questions about the international reach of a variety of legal authorities and processes. In so doing, it should maintain a level playing field for U.S. cloud companies who store their data extra-territorially. There is no policy reason to set a heavier compliance burden on U.S. companies in meeting these requests.
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