European Data Protection Digest

CNIL Updates Recommendations

CLOUD COMPUTING—FRANCE

June 28, 2012

The French data protection authority (CNIL) has updated its analysis on the legal framework concerning cloud computing services. The CNIL launched a public consultation on the topic at the end of 2011 in response to the cloud’s “strong growth over the past four years,” the agency says. It received 49 responses and says the legal framework “supports businesses that consider using cloud computing services, and particularly small- and medium-sized companies, by offering practical recommendations.”
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