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Security of offshore servers becoming even more illusory.

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If this amendment passes, it will significantly reduce the perceived advantages of using servers outside the US. No only would the server still be subject to whatever legal process exists in the hosting country, but they would also be open to legal hacking by the USG.

Newly Proposed Amendment Will Allow FBI to Hack TOR and VPN Users | Hack Read

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  • Patrick · September 20, 2015 at 11:58 pm

    If the company that hosts the data is offshore and the owner of the server is also an offshore entity, however, some jurisdiction will not consider these acts lawful in their countries. The information retrieved would therefore be of limited value.

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