'We can't guarantee the NSA won't touch our data,' says former Dutch government CIO

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Dion Kotteman says US domination of the data centre and cloud hardware market means Washington will always have a way in

The US Patriot Act means it's impossible to guarantee that the NSA and other American intelligence services aren't able to snoop on data stored on European data centre servers, Dion Kotteman, executive...

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