Abstract: Borders (and walls!) need not be physical. The vision of an open, global, Internet is increasingly threatened by construction of virtual barriers between countries. Mistrust regarding the security of cloud computing and other online services is widespread and the temperature of the global debate has risen dramatically since the Snowden and other revelations of systematic, mass surveillance. Restrictions on data flows between the US and EU remain contentious. Read more about Christopher Millard: Forced Localization of Online Services – Is Privacy the Real Driver?