To quote Sally. We’ve been saying this for a good long while:
UK companies should consider the US Patriot Act before using the cloud physically based in the US.
@ProfWoodward tweeted this today, linking to the following ComputerWorldUK article. We emphasise that our servers are in the UK, which makes us especially unusual among green IT companies, many of whom use servers based in the US and whose customers are none the wiser as to what this might mean for them.
The article is complex and involved, but worth reading, if for no other reason that gaining a greater understanding of just what everyone’s responsibilities are, or might be, in certain circumstances…