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When data is hosted on your property, there is a level of protection from law enforcement agencies and civil suits. By moving data to a cloud you may be decreasing your protection from search by law enforcement and civil plaintiffs. In several recent cases, law enforcement agencies have gone after the digital assets of a company suspected of criminal activities. And in the process, they seized assets of uninvolved companies simply because their applications or data shared the same server or equipment rack.