Red Skies in the Morning—Professional Ethics at the Dawn of Cloud Computing

  • Hughes S
  • Trope R
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The article evaluates risks to clients’ confidential and privileged information when lawyers or law firms store such information in any cloud computing “space” against the requirements of the Model Rules of Professional Conduct and the New York Rules of Professional Conduct. It also evaluates pertinent liability provisions of some of the more commonly used cloud computing services ( and Google) against the lawyer’s responsibilities. An interesting portion covers the latest thinking from NIST on cloud computing benefits and risks.

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  • SJ Hughes

  • RL Trope

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