Microsoft and Amazon have both revealed that they are building data centres in the EU. In Microsoft’s case, Deutsche Telekom will be the data “trustee”; I assume this is in part an anticipatory response to the ongoing Stored Communications Act lawsuit presently in progress in Dublin (in brief, a case to determine whether US government … Continue reading Death of the internet or birth of better privacy?
A non-exec directorship might (unfairly) be seen as a sinecure – a reward for a career’s accomplishments – combining a comfortable stipend with a light workload and the occasional decent lunch. Once upon a time this might well have had some truth to it, but the winds of change have long blown through the boardroom, … Continue reading Non-exec? Are you asking the right questions?
Who’d have thought an 18th century legal case would be relevant to 21st century database theft? We have a relatively recent law on ownership of databases, The Copyright and Rights in Databases Regulations 1997, another part of the infosec legal thicket. This law formed the basis of a successful claim for damages against a salesman … Continue reading You’ve got to love the English legal system