Outside Publication

USA: Gesetzgeber billigt Datenzugriff außerhalb der USA (CLOUD Act), ZD Aktuell (USA: Legislature Approves Data Access Outside of the US [CLOUD Act])

March 2018

This new law provides for a new legal mechanism (a review by a US judge) in case that a search warrant encompasses access to data that a US provider stores outside of the US. It requires executive agreements between the United States and “qualified foreign governments.” The article provide a preliminary analysis, also in view of the EU’s access requirements under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

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