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Amazon and Salesforce are odds-on to join the UK government’s G-Cloud and start serving civil servants with hosted computing, storage and ERP from May. The celebrated US cloud pin-ups have been in talks to join G-Cloud with the government officials driving the programme having to reassure the firms' legal people on their …


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  1. Anomalous Cowturd
    Black Helicopters

    Time to drop 'em and bend over...

    Part my cheeks, and let Uncle Sam have a good old rummage through my privates.

    No such thing as a "Safe harbour" where tour^H^H^Herrorists are concerned.

    Did any-one vote for this?

    Obvious icon is obvious...

  2. Anonymous Coward

    O realy

    "Blighty reckons earlier legal fears ironed out" - So how much TAX will they be paying?

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Patriot Act

    The patriot act states the US Govt can inspect the data on ANY server in the US without permission of the owner. Will the cloud servers be hosted in the UK or US?

    A rather massive UK company was caught out by this having signed a cloud deal for their finance system before getting the right legal people involved and ended up having to abandon the deal because the US based servers would have meant the US snooping the numbers. They lost millions.

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