CLOUD Act slaps down Microsoft

There's been a big development in the DoJ v Microsoft case which we've covered before. This is the case where the DoJ had been seeking to rely upon a broad interpretation of legislation passed before email and cloud services became prominent to get access to data held in Microsoft's Dublin datacentre. As part of this ongoing… Continue reading CLOUD Act slaps down Microsoft


Cloud contract risks: Episode 2

In episode 2 of Technology & the Law we discussed cloud contract risks, how to overcome some of the key concerns including "as is" service, vendor lock-in, no liability coverage. On the panel there was: – Me (Frank Jennings, Wallace LLP) – Paul Bevan, Bloor Research – Rocio de la Cruz, Gowling –  Jimmy Desai, Keystone… Continue reading Cloud contract risks: Episode 2

Technology & the Law episode 1: GDPR and data location

GDPR & data location: Episode 1

Did you catch episode 1 of Technology & the Law? We covered GDPR and data location and on the panel there was: - Me (Frank Jennings, Wallace LLP) - Sue MacLure, PSONA - Chris Bridgland, Veritas - Rick Powles, Druva - John Easton, IBM If you didn't see it live, watch the recording here. And don’t… Continue reading GDPR & data location: Episode 1

Technology & the Law Talk Show

Technology & the Law: lights, camera, action!

My new talk show goes live Friday 19 May at 2.30pm. It will run for 6 weeks and will cover a number of topical legal issues. I'll be speaking to four experts on each show and the first is about GDPR and data location, the second (Friday May 26) is about cloud contracting risks. It's… Continue reading Technology & the Law: lights, camera, action!