Global Cloud Computing Policies
Data jurisdiction remains a prominent issue in cloud computing: Who own the data stored in the cloud? Which copyright laws they should abide to?
It’s a complex issue simply because each and every country has its own regulations regarding privacy and data protection, making consistent cloud computing policies a nearly impossible thing to pursue. The cloud policies consistency issues need to address real soon, as cloud computing shall remain the number 1 technology priority in 2012.
This cloud policies infographic, released by ClickSoftware, mainly presents the big picture on global cloud regulations, showing which regions with better regulations and which aren’t doing so well with regard to privacy and data protection regulations: