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This cartoon is based on a fairly recent trend – countries that are requiring data localization.  Data localization involves requirements that personal data collected in a certain country reside on servers within that country’s borders.

Here are some articles on data localization worth looking at:

• Bret Cohen, Britanie Hall, and Charlie Wood, Data Localization Laws and their Impact on Privacy, Data Security, and the Global Economy (ABA Antitrust)

• Manuel Maisog, Making the Case Against Data Localization in China (IAPP)

• Jyoti Panday, Rising Demands for Data Localization a Response to Weak Data Protection Mechanisms (EFF)

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This post was authored by Professor Daniel J. Solove, who through TeachPrivacy develops computer-based privacy and data security training. He also posts at his blog at LinkedIn, which has more than 1 million followers.

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