This week, a US court determined that a search warrant issued in the US is sufficient to access data that is housed offshore in another jurisdiction.
Information sharing should bring concerns for businesses around how to effectively secure the data being shared from the NSA-like government.
We now live in a world where it matters where your data is housed. Data privacy and data governance have become major topics of debate.
In the eyes of some, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden is a hero who leaked information about top secret state-sponsored surveillance operations to journalists, stoking a global debate on privacy. But from the point of view of his employer, he hardly turned out to be a model staff member.