Data-hosting in China hampers U.S. law enforcement -prosecutor

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By Luc Cohen NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. companies are hosting customer data more often on servers in China, complicating U.S. authorities’ ability to get information for criminal investigations, a senior federal prosecutor said on Wednesday. Carolyn Pokorny, the top deputy U.S. Attorney in Brooklyn, said at a cybersecurity conference at New York’s Fordham University that U.S. service providers have told prosecutors they cannot respond to some search warrants because the data being sought is held by a China-based entity. “By moving the data to the PRC, service providers are increasingly putting …

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