Swedish School Told To Halt Google Cloud Service

Law360, New York (September 18, 2013, 5:28 PM EDT) -- Sweden’s data protection authority on Tuesday said a Stockholm-area school must stop using Google Inc.’s cloud storage services or sign a new contract, saying the school has failed to ensure the privacy of users’ personal information.

In a Sept. 9 ruling, the Datainspektionen, or Data Inspection Board, found that the Sollentuna Municipality Education and Employment Committee’s contract governing the use of Google’s cloud-based email, calendar and document storage services still violated the Personal Data Act and doesn’t contain any precautions to protect sensitive personal data....
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