EU privacy authorities approve Microsoft cloud contracts

Posted by Jeff Meisner
Editor, Microsoft on the Issues

In a post Thursday on The Official Microsoft Blog, Microsoft General Counsel and Executive Vice President of Legal and Corporate Affairs Brad Smith announced that the European Union’s data protection authorities have found that Microsoft’s enterprise cloud contracts meet the high standards of EU privacy law.

"This ensures that our customers can use Microsoft services to move data freely through our cloud from Europe to the rest of the world," Smith wrote. "Building on this approval, we will now take proactive steps to expand these legal protections to benefit all of our enterprise customers."

For the rest of the story, head on over to The Official Microsoft Blog.

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