Technology companies to be forced to give police overseas data under European Union proposal
Updated : April 17, 2018 07:30 PM IST
The law would allow European prosecutors to force companies to turn over data such as emails, text messages and pictures stored online in another country, within 10 days or as little as six hours in urgent cases.
Digital borders are a growing global issue in an era where big companies operate so-called cloud networks of giant data centres.
Technology companies have found themselves torn between protecting consumers' privacy while cooperating with law enforcement.
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