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Conflicting laws undercut global cloud's promise, study warns

Goverment Computer News, February 24, 2012

Rutrell Yasin

A patchwork of conflicting laws and regulations threatens to undercut the full promise of the global cloud computing market, according to a Business Software Alliance study of 24 countries that account for 80 percent of the world’s IT and communications technology.

To capture the full economic potential of the cloud, governments need to better harmonize their policies to allow the flow of data across borders, the study states... Read Full Story >>

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