US President Donald Trump signed an executive order, which could further weaken the data protection level for non-US citizens (as reported by heise.de). Section 14 of the order of January 25 states: Sec. 14. Privacy Act. Agencies shall, to the extent consistent with applicable law, ensure that their privacy policies exclude persons who are not United States citizens or lawful […]
The cloud comes along with new approaches to application architecture. One of those is described by the “pet vs. cattle” analogy.