Do your cloud vendors disclaim security responsibility?

Cloud providers' terms and conditions shock study

By Mike Simons, Computerworld UK |  On-demand Software, cloud security

Many Cloud providers exclude liability for loss of data or limit potential damages that can be claimed against them.While the validity of these terms may be challenged under consumer protection laws, "users of cloud services may face practical obstacles to bringing a claim for data loss or privacy breach against a provider that seems local online but is in fact based in another continent," the authors warn.

The research was funded by a donation from Microsoft, but was academically independent

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