Ohio Bans Offshoring As It Gives Tax Relief To Outsourcing FirmComputerworld - By: Patrick Thibodeau- Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland is delivering one of the strongest attacks yet on offshore outsourcing, calling it not only a threat to jobs but an IT security risk.
Strickland's criticism of offshore outsourcing was part of a recent order to state agencies prohibiting them from hiring any firm that sends work offshore. The agencies were ordered to be in compliance by last week.
In his order, Strickland said that the purchase of offshore services "has unacceptable business consequences," and among them were "unacceptable data security, and thus privacy and identity theft risks." Download entire article in PDF format