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2: Governments will step up their demands for information from companies.

The now defunct US-EU Safe Harbor agreement is already creating fallout. According to EU Business, "Ireland's High Court ordered the Irish Data Protection Commissioner to examine whether to suspend the transfer of Facebook users' data from Europe to the United States."

Governments demanding companies to turn over sensitive information will continue, resulting in organizations not knowing whom to trust and what regulations they may be violating.

Also see: Cloud vendors seek refuge in Germany to comply with EU data laws

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