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Submission + - Microsoft Cloud and EU (

SageBrian writes: I find it amazing that the USA, seen as the leader of freedom and privacy, has such contradictory policies. Here, Microsoft has to find a way to market their cloud services to the EU while under the heavy hand of the US Patriot Act.
The EU view is valid... the Patriot Act puts their data at risk if stored geographically in the US. So, this is another example of the US pushing jobs offshore, all while complaining about jobs going offshore.

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