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View Diary: How PRISM will hurt US exports and manufacturing (47 comments)

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  •  It started long before PRISM (3+ / 0-)

    The company I work for has just signed a multi-million pound deal with a UK based company. The data privacy laws we had to follow out of the EU because of the Patriot Act are just mind-blowing.

    Basically because of the EU Data Privacy laws and what the Patriot Act provides for means no data can be hosted in the US meaning we have to establish our own data center in the EU at our expense rather than using our current US-based infrastructure.

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