Oracle claims data European users do not store outside EU




Oracle claims data from European users not to broadcast outside the EU and in data centers within the European Union, including the Netherlands, store. This Oracle complies with rules that apply since the Safe Harbor judgment of the European Court of Justice.

“We are very comfortable with where we are with our cloud offerings and the new regulatory framework around data governance,” said Thomas Kurian, chairman of the department of product development at Oracle, during the OpenWorld event according to The Irish Times. “All of our data centers in Europe, European managers. They have local production and, within the same legal European region, disaster recovery. No data is being transmitted between the geographical borders of another legal boundary,” said the CEO.

Oracle has several computer centers in Europe, including the Netherlands and Germany. As we expand the number of data centers in the EU stated that the group already privacy reasons. Other ICT companies like Google’s parent company Alphabet, Microsoft and Amazon were already working on expanding European data centers, wrote The Wall Street Journal earlier this month. So Google open in the first quarter of 2016 a new data center in the Netherlands.

However, no international tech company has already indicated to meet the data transfer rules since the decision of the European Court of Justice. Incidentally, Oracle and other US companies will still have to comply with data retrievals investigators, according to the Patriot Act. The companies fall under US jurisdiction because, regardless of the location of data centers.

Many tech companies store user data in data centers in the US, but since the European Court of Justice earlier this month the Safe Harbour agreement invalid declared, data may not simply be sent to the US.

Many tech companies called the policy already to press on with a new scheme. There would be already a new MoU between the US and the EU, but it is unclear whether that position would love to review by the European Court of Justice. Until then, privacy watchdogs in countries following complaints prevent data from being transferred to the US. RTLZ against giving the Data Protection Authority at the end of January smartphones best ‘in black’ to want to put to stop the data flow, but it is up to governments to resolve the issue.


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