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BSA: Australia cloud-friendly, EU privacy risks losing it

CSO, February 23, 2012

Liam Tung

Software industry lobbyist the Business Software Alliance (BSA) has ranked Australia second out of 24 nations for their suitability to cloud computing, and warns that Europe’s high-ranking is under threat due to its controversial proposed data protection overhaul.

The wide-ranging document (PDF) released Wednesday covers cloud computing in the context of laws relating to security, cybercrime, intellectual property and cross-jurisdictional harmonisation efforts, ranking each nation according to its suitability for data handlers... Read Full Story >>

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