Ontario Privacy Commissioner downplays USA PATRIOT Act outsourcing risks
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP | Canada | November 20 2012
Ontario’s Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) stores personal information related to hunting and fishing licences in a database located in the United States, under contract with a commercial vendor called Active Outdoors.
Mayer Brown LLP | USA | January 9 2012
European consumers have expressed concern that the USA Patriot Act (the “Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act of 2001” or “Patriot Act”) will afford the US government undue and unfettered access to their data if they choose to store it on the cloud servers of US providers (e.g., Microsoft or IBM).
Foley & Lardner LLP | USA | August 26 2010
In Cortez v Trans Union LLC, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit decided a case at the intersection of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and the Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act of 2001, better known as the USA PATRIOT Act (Patriot Act).
Hogan Lovells | USA | July 17 2014
In a few short years, Cloud computing has become an indispensable information technology resource for business. The Cloud promotes efficiency and