Cloud Computing Users Risk Export Control Breaches

Law360, New York (May 17, 2011, 6:46 PM EDT) -- The advent of cloud computing is poised to change the way businesses store data, but it also presents a dramatically increased risk that companies could run afoul of export control regulations if the information is housed outside the U.S., attorneys say.

With so much data being stored on third-party cloud servers, some of which may be located overseas, the risk of breaching export control laws is high, and companies need to keep close tabs on what they're storing on the system lest the laws restrict export...
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