U.S. DOJ: The Cloud Provides No Legal Cover for Criminals
Jan 21, 2012, 18:00 (4 Talkback[s])
"In a conference call with press on the subject of Cloud
Computing and Data Privacy, U.S. Deputy Assistant Attorney General
Bruce Swartz addressed a number of myths about the cloud and how
existing laws pertain to it. Swartz noted that there seems to be
some controversy about the ability of U.S. law enforcement agencies
to access information in the cloud.
"There is a myth that the advent of cloud computing changes
everything or has somehow presented us with new problems that we
haven't had before," Swartz said. "In fact, while cloud has some
important advantages for consumers and others, it doesn't present
any issues that have not always been present as long as there have
been Internet service issues."