Privacy and consumer risks in cloud computing

Dan Svantesson*, Roger Clarke

*Corresponding author for this work

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While vaguely defined, and wide in scope, so-called 'cloud computing' has gained considerable attention in recent times. Put simply, it refers to an arrangement under which a user relies on another party to provide access to remote computers and software, whose whereabouts, including their jurisdictional location, are not known nor controllable by the user. In this article, we examine the privacy and consumer risks that are associated with cloud computing.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)391-397
Number of pages7
JournalComputer Law and Security Review
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2010


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