US and Australia enter CLOUD Act agreement for cross-border access to electronic evidence

Australia and the United States have entered into a landmark CLOUD Act agreement to bolster efforts in preventing serious organised crime, terrorism, ransomware attacks, critical infrastructure sabotage, and child sexual abuse. The Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data Act, known as the CLOUD Act, is a US legal instrument that allows for law enforcement to access data across borders.

Link: US and Australia enter CLOUD Act agreement for cross-border access to electronic evidence
via http://www.zdnet.com

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