Cloud Computing: Legal Issues in Centralized Architectures
VII International Conference on Internet, Law and Politics, 2011
11 Pages Posted: 1 Jul 2012
Date Written: July 11, 2011
Cloud computing can be defined as the provision of computing resources on-demand over the Internet. Although this might bring a number of advantages to end-users in terms of accessibility and elasticity of costs, problems arise concerning the collection of personal information in the Cloud and the legitimate exploitation thereof. To the extent most of the content and software application are only accessible online, users have no longer control over the manner in which they can access their data and the extent to which parties can exploit it.
Keywords: Cloud Computing, Centralization, Privacy, Confidentiality
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