Category Archive: Cloud computing

How advertising is turning cloud services for schools into a poisoned chalice

 By Simon Davies A new report by an Internet industry forum has shed some interesting light on the use by schools of Cloud computing services for their students. While concluding that there has been a rapid acceleration in take-up of these services the report highlights a number key privacy concerns surrounding the practice. The report, …

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New joint enforcement action against Google may trigger an EU-wide government blacklisting of the company

The stand-off between Google and Europe’s data protection authorities took a dramatic turn today as six EU countries launched coordinated enforcement actions against the company. The unprecedented action follows an investigation by the Article 29 group of EU authorities into Google’s amalgamated privacy policy that aggregates data across all the company’s products and services. Authorities …

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Why Norway’s rigorous stance on Cloud computing highlights the primacy of strong privacy policies

By Simon Davies A spate of press articles is appearing at the moment on the topic of regulation of Cloud services, one of the more interesting of which has just been published on ZDNet. This story is noteworthy because it highlights a regulatory trend that will doubtless have a huge impact on Cloud and it …

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