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November 19, 2008

Coalition: Cloud Computing Raises Privacy Issues

Alice Lipowicz

Government standards for accessing data stored in cloud computing applications, in terrorist watch lists and shared among law enforcement and private entities all need to be reassessed and modified to reduce their risks of harming privacy, according to recommendations issued by the Constitution Project coalition of civil liberties and First Amendment organizations. The report, titled “Liberty and Security: Recommendations for the Next Administration and Congress,” was issued Nov. 18 and suggests executive and legislative actions on immigration, national security, surveillance and privacy.

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