Summit explores challenges with law enforcement access to overseas data

06/11/2023 | IAPP

International leaders came together at a recent Ditchley Foundation "Data in Democracies" summit in the UK to address the issue of providing law enforcement with access to digital evidence held overseas in order to investigate criminal activities. While traditional legal processes can obtain this evidence, obstacles arise when the evidence is located abroad. Attendees discussed broader issues, such as the impact of emerging technologies like artificial intelligence on law enforcement, while balancing law enforcement's need for electronic evidence with privacy considerations.

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