The court’s latest move brings up another interesting legal implication. With the current EU Data Protection Directive, every EU company needs to have a legally responsible data controller. The data controller is fully accountable for what happens with personal data, even if the data storage, or processing, is outsourced to a third party that later discloses that data.
Today, at Dropbox Open London, we showcased a new technology preview that will tackle this problem head on: Project Infinite. Its goal? To reimagine how people find, access, and collaborate with large amounts of data.