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

NYU Roundtable Explores Government Access to Data in the Cloud

NYU’s Information Law Institute and Center on Law and Security explore issues related to government access to data in the cloud. This post provides a summary of a roundtable discussion that tackled topics such as warrants vs. subpoenas in the digital context, transborder government access to data stored in the cloud, and the legality of broad government surveillance.

TAP Guest Blogger

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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