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.

TAP Blog

Towards a Policy Framework for Promoting Cloud Computing Adoption in Developing Countries

In his new paper co-written with Kris Hartley, Professor Khuong Vu explains that cloud computing is playing a crucial role in the worldwide digital transformation currently underway; and he outlines policy items to support cloud computing adoption.

Khuong Minh Vu and Kris Hartley

Upcoming Events

There are currently no upcoming events about this Issue. Please see our events calendar for all upcoming events.

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.

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

Featured Article

Lost in the Cloud

This op-ed raises concerns about storing personal files on the Internet.

By: Jonathan Zittrain