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LEGAL

The CLOUD Act and Its Effect on Estonian Data Stored on the Cloud

On March 23, the Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data Act (or CLOUD Act) was adopted in the United States. This is an addendum to the Stored Communications Act from thirty years ago, which now gives U.S. authorities the right to compel service providers registered in the United States to provide requested data even if it is stored on servers that aren’t located on U.S. territory, writes ADM Hosting Managing Partner Klemens Arro.