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MAR 24, 2018 | US

US Legislation Opens Door to Overseas Data Access

Financial Times, March 25, 2018

By Richard Waters

“Data is moving all over the world, it’s stored all over the world, and we don’t have an international consensus on how that data is treated,” said Victoria Espinel, [President and CEO of the BSA | The Software Alliance], which represents US software companies. The new US law would be one part of the international legal framework that is needed, though privacy rules will also need to be adapted, she said.

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Original Posting: https://www.ft.com/content/cd9f259e-303c-11e8-b5bf-23cb17fd1498


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