13. December 2018
Digital Sovereignty: Can Open Software Be The Solution To Europe’s Data Governance Challenge?
Data, processes and entire infrastructures are increasingly migrating to the cloud – and thus often to the USA or China. Does this endanger the right of European and German businesses, societies and governments to maintain digital autonomy? The German “Plattform Innovative […]
21. November 2018
Closed Source, Closed Information: How the Microsoft Business Model Undermines GDPR
It’s happened, and it can happen again at any time: According to a report by the Dutch government, Microsoft is the first major IT corporation to violate EU data protection regulations. According to the report, the company stored private data of Office users on a large scale – even on US […]
7. September 2018
Back to Insecurity: What the End of the “Deutschland Cloud” Means for German Companies
The "Deutschland-Cloud" has never been a truly satisfying alternative for German companies because it played security and productivity off against each other.
1. March 2018
Microsoft in front of the US Supreme Court: Why you shouldn’t make compromises when it comes to data souverainity
The US juridiction is negotiating if national cloud providers with customers in Europe must give stored data to the government in case of an investigation. A verdict is expected in June, with far-reaching consequences for European data protection. Users should therefore rely early on solutions where […]