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by David Braue. Sydney Morning Herald, October 11, 2011. "Clearing the fog around cloud sovereignty.
Companies considering moving business information to overseas cloud-computing services must weigh up the potential impact of more than 450 separate Acts of Parliament, experts warn.
While countless Australian businesses are already hosting wesites and applications on cloud services overseas using services from Amazon, Google and Microsoft, Anthony Wong – an intellectual property lawyer who runs AGW Consulting and is current president of the Australian Computer Society – warns they must ensure cloud data doesn't violate strict Australian business laws mandating customer privacy, retention of corporate records, enduring access to information, and so on..."
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