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After safe harbour: Navigating data sovereignty

Gene Cash Silver badge

Re: Article correction

> Anyone who ever accepted Safe Harbor's premise of self certification should never be trusted with any data

That's not much different than everyone in IT pretty much knowing the NSA was spying on everything on the net, and then the "holy shit" revelations from Snowden revealing what was really going on.

Schrems explicitly shined the spotlight on the problems in a way that showed all the cockroaches scurrying around and people could no longer ignore the issue.

You & I knowing it's a problem is an order of magnitude different from Facebook and all the cloud providers finally "knowing" it's an issue and having to acknowledge it to a point it makes a monetary difference.

It's now something that FB and Zuckerman can't say "yeah whatevs, you have no privacy, get over it" any more.

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