Cloud standards get closer: 5 topics for 2015

Cloud, Big Data, the Internet of Things are among the hottest topics that vendors are driving in 2015. In this 5-part series, I highlight five legal developments that are worth tracking. 5. Cloud standards get closer There are numerous attempts to introduce cloud standards. There are initiatives from the European Union, official standard-setting organisations such … Continue reading Cloud standards get closer: 5 topics for 2015

Google Spain case will get greater scrutiny: 5 topics for 2015

Cloud, Big Data, the Internet of Things are among the hottest topics that vendors are driving in 2015. In this 5-part series, I highlight five legal developments that are worth tracking. 4. Google Spain case will get greater scrutiny Last year Mr Costeja unintentionally achieved international fame, infamy even. The Court of Justice of the … Continue reading Google Spain case will get greater scrutiny: 5 topics for 2015

Massive data security fines get closer: 5 topics for 2015

Cloud, Big Data, the Internet of Things are among the hottest topics that vendors are driving in 2015. In this 5-part series, I highlight five legal developments that are worth tracking. 3. Massive data security fines get closer Every month there seems to be another story of data leaks or hacking. Or both. Aside from … Continue reading Massive data security fines get closer: 5 topics for 2015

Internet of Things will cause privacy concerns: 5 topics for 2015

Cloud, Big Data, the Internet of Things are among the hottest topics that vendors are driving in 2015. In this 5-part series, I highlight five legal developments that are worth tracking. 2. Internet of Things will cause privacy concerns We are all used to making some form of compromise over access to information about our … Continue reading Internet of Things will cause privacy concerns: 5 topics for 2015

Microsoft vs US.gov: 5 topics for 2015

Cloud, Big Data, the Internet of Things are among the hottest topics that vendors are driving in 2015. In this 5-part series, I highlight five legal developments that are worth tracking. 1. Microsoft and US government go to court Again, Microsoft is resisting attempts by the US government to get access to the user data … Continue reading Microsoft vs US.gov: 5 topics for 2015

New year, new start

In my last post of 2014, I hinted that 2015 will bring some big changes not just in the legal space but also for The Cloud Lawyer himself. Well, first up, here's my news. I've moved to Wallace LLP, a firm in central London. I'll still be advising cloud providers and customers looking to buy cloud … Continue reading New year, new start

2014 was a busy year

2014 has been a busy year! Apart from doing my day job as a lawyer to cloud providers and those buying cloud, I've also covered some interesting topics on the blog. Here are some highlights from The Cloud Lawyer blog in 2014 Attempts by the US government to access data held outside the USA. Say what? Identifying … Continue reading 2014 was a busy year