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Avoid the Rainy Day: Survey of U.S. Cloud Computing Caselaw

Posted on November 10th, 2010 | Author: admin

Cloud Computing, defined as “a model for enabling convenient, on-demand network access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources (e.g., networks, servers, storage, applications, and services) that can be rapidly provisioned and released with minimal management effort or service provider interaction[,]”is becoming increasingly popular among businesses. There are recent U.S. cases that have had direct, substantive implications for cloud users, including some that have dealt with personal jurisdiction, privacy rights, e-discovery, and copyright infringement. For a brief look at the newest case on the cloud computing horizon, Google v. The United States, click here.

Bradford Muller contributed to this post.