You are reading it here first: Today, the United States and Australia have formally started negotiating an executive agreement under the American CLOUD (Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data) Act which will allow the two countries to demand electronic data from tech companies based in the other country without legal barriers, the US Justice Department told MediaNama in an email. American Attorney General William Barr and Australian Minister for Home Affairs Peter Dutton are negotiating the agreement. This development comes at the heels of the US-UK executive agreement, which was the first executive agreement signed under the CLOUD Act. British Home Secretary Priti Patel signed that agreement on behalf of the United Kingdom. As per Barr, “This agreement, if finalized and approved, will allow service providers in Australia and the United States to respond to lawful orders from the other country…
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