The Patriot Act And The Cloud: Part 1

Law360, New York (January 23, 2012, 1:23 PM EST) -- President George W. Bush signed the Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act of 2001 into law on Oct. 26, 2001, in the wake of the 9/11 terrorists attacks on New York City and the Pentagon. The stated purpose of the Patriot Act is “[t]o deter and punish terrorist acts in the United States and around the world, to enhance law enforcement investigatory tools, and for other purposes.”[1] It is one of the most controversial, polarizing and, in...
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