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Europe’s Fight Over Data Privacy Has a Silver Lining—a Cloud-Computing Boom

October 4, 2016 When it rains, it pours. The cloud is growing over Europe, to the tune of billions of dollars in investment from the world’s biggest tech companies. Microsoft revealed it has spent $3 billion on data centers for its Azure cloud-computing platform in Europe to date. Its next stop is France,...

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New EU-US Data Privacy Deal Announced

February 3, 2016 The European Commission and the US Department of Commerce have finally hammered out a replacement to the controversial Safe Harbor data-transfer pact, the Commission announced at an unscheduled press conference in Strasbourg late today (Feb. 2). The new deal appears to contain some key differences to its predecessor. Safe Harbor...