Swedish Privacy Watchdog Blocks City's Google Apps Use

Law360, New York (June 14, 2013, 7:57 PM EDT) -- Sweden's data protection authority this week again rejected a local municipality's bid to use Google Inc.'s cloud storage services, saying that parties' contract failed to assure that the stored data wouldn't be misused by the technology giant or its third-party vendors.

In a ruling released June 10, the Data Inspection Board, known as the Datainspektionen, found that the agreement governing Salem municipality's use of Google's cloud-based email, calendar and document storage services still violated the Personal Data Act because it gave the company too much leeway...
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