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Microsoft: We're hugging trees to save the 'world'

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Re: slow off the mark

"For North America, it's trivially easy. Put the server farms in Canada."

It's not quite as simple as that. Data protection laws prohibit sensitive US data from being stored on servers which are physically located in another country. I know this as the UK-based company I work for is currently looking to set up a US DC for that very reason.

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