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Third-party data service providers, especially providers of cloud computing services, present unique and difficult privacy and data security challenges. While many companies that directly collect data from consumers are bound by the promises they make to individuals in their privacy policies, cloud service providers are usually not a part of this arrangement. It is not entirely clear what, if any, obligations cloud service providers have to protect the data of individuals with whom they have no contractual relationship. Read more about The FTC and Privacy and Security Duties for the Cloud
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Daniel J. Solove
George Washington University Law School
Samford University - Cumberland School of Law; Stanford Law School Center for Internet and Society Read more about The FTC and the New Common Law of Privacy