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With or Without Consent - Is Digital Forensics in the Cloud a Crime?

Written by DFM Team

With or Without Consent - Is Digital Forensics in the Cloud a Crime?

This article attempts to answer the question ‘Is acquisition of data from the Cloud with/without user/account holder consent legal in England and Wales’? It is a question which needs an answer urgently, as some of the 43 Police Forces of England and Wales have expressed their uncertainty over the legality of some of their actions which could result in the potential criminal liability of digital forensics investigators.

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