Technology and law are two things that can never seem to get on the same page. Technology moves at such a rapid pace that the law can never seem to catch up. Now, mix in the advent of cloud storage and the complexities begin to mount. Cloud storage has spurned a global phenomenon where your clients data can be housed anywhere in the world. Without even knowing it, your clients data stored in the cloud can be subject to local, national and even international laws.
Having a number of law firms as clients I have been privy to some pertinent information regarding cloud and jurisdiction. There are ways to tip the legal scale to your benefit, but as with anything it starts with asking the right questions from your cloud service provider. If you never ask, you will never know.
Finding out the answers to the following questions will give you a clear view on your cloud provider and how jurisdiction may affect your clients:
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