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Canada Described as “Safe Haven”

SURVEILLANCE

November 8, 2013

Amidst the almost daily reports of increased online surveillance from across the globe, The Calgary Herald reports “Canada is being described as a safe data haven where data can be legally protected.” And that is translating into companies launching new data storage services in Canada, the report states, quoting Cloud Council’s Robert Hart, who explained, “The protection of data is an active topic across all provinces … we are proactively reporting on and advocating for privacy in cloud computing environments." The report highlights several providers and their commitment to keep data centres in Canada and ensure “Canadian sovereignty over all information.”
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