Networks, the Internet, and Cloud Computing

Cloud Computing

Advanced Web-based technologies now allow consumers to either keep files and functions on the desktop, or to buy those services from firms running computer servers elsewhere. Researchers featured on TAP explore the implications of these trends for pricing, competition, and security of content and services delivered and housed remotely.

Featured Article

Cloud Computing: Architectural and Policy Implications

This paper offers an overview of cloud computing technology and its economic implications.

By: Christopher Yoo

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Fact Sheets

Cloud Computing

“Cloud computing” describes how computer-related services and software increasingly have been provided over the Internet and other networks since the late 1990s.

TAP Blog

A DVR in the Cloud Is Still a DVR, and Still Legal

Professor James Grimmelmann, University of Maryland, explains why he wrote an amicus brief (with David Post) arguing that Aereo should win its Supreme Court case. Aereo is a startup that lets users stream or record live broadcast TV content.

James Grimmelmann

Quote

Apple Watch, iPhone 6 Raise Privacy Risks

"It’s a reminder that anything you put in the cloud – even things you think are gone after deleting them – can still be there." — Ryan Calo, Assistant Professor of Law, University of Washington

M. Ryan Calo
U.S. News
September 10, 2014