備忘録 Computerworld UK Cloud computing and EU data protection law
・2011.09.28 Cloud computing and EU data protection law Part one: Understanding the international issues
There are 2 key issues here:
2.Impact on EEA cloud users - as is well-known, the Directive requires Member States to prohibit the transfer of personal data except to countries affording an 'adequate' level of protection. This restriction obviously inhibits EEA users from using non-EEA data centres for cloud computing, even if that offers costs savings or greater flexibility. While there are exceptions to the restriction, they are not straightforward, and it may be queried whether the data export restriction is still appropriate today, given the ease of data transmission and remote access to data via the internet.