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Over three years into the program that allows US government agencies to use Cloud Service Providers (CSPs), there are 75 authorized products.

Most federal agencies currently use five or less of the authorized cloud offerings, other agencies use these offerings extensively.

Current Event: International Man of Privacy

Early in August I commented on the implications of a US district court’s judgement that Microsoft had to turn over e-mail from alleged UK nationals who’s e-mail stored in a data center in Ireland.

Current Event: Are Privacy Bits Special?

Thursday (7/31/14), Microsoft was ordered by a US federal court to turn over e-mail that’s stored on a Microsoft server in Dublin, Ireland.  The ruling was stayed, pending Microsoft’s appeal.