Legal Issues on The Cloud

Being that you are not physically in position of the servers hosting your data where does the responsibility of your data lie? Given Google as an example, their 10-Q states “Our systems are vulnerable to damage or interruption from earthquakes, terrorist attacks, floods….. “ This is another issue that is vendor specific and it may be the case that you would lose your data, furnishing the question should you back up your back ups? However this is not necessary as many vendors uphold stringent policies to store data in multiple locations and maintain security of said locations.

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