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Thought your data was safe outside America after the Microsoft ruling? Think again

Nick Kew Silver badge

Re: Is it a bird? is it a plane?

I think the new POTUS is a red herring here. It's not him but the preceding generation he's so rude about that brought Patriot and Snooper's Charter. Some things will get worse, but I don't think the particular issue of online privacy will be one of them.

One straw in the wind: he's already at war with the US courts. If you want to extend PATRIOT into something even more sinister, the last thing you want to do is alienate your henchmen tasked with enforcing it.

Unless you go the full totalitarian, and run a private security state separate from the law.

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