Patriot Act and the EU Safe Harbor

Over the past few months I have had many discussion about data security, Patriot Act and EU Safe Harbor with Office 365. I have just read this article which explains, quite simply, what can be done and what can’t without having to be a lawyer:

http://www.zdnet.com/blog/igeneration/microsoft-we-can-hand-over-office-365-data-without-your-permission/11041 

At the Office 365 launch in London the same topic was raised as discussed here:

http://www.zdnet.com/blog/igeneration/microsoft-admits-patriot-act-can-access-eu-based-cloud-data/11225?tag=nl.e540

If you need a more and haven’t seen the Microsoft Trust Centre then take a look here:

http://www.microsoft.com/online/legal/v2/?docid=21&langid=en-us