November 1, 2012 by Luca Belli and Primavera De Filippi
The following is an excerpt from De Filippi, P, Belli, L, ‘Law of the Cloud v Law of the Land: Challenges and Opportunities for Innovation’, European Journal for Law and Technology, Vol. 3, No. 2, 2012. The re-posting of this excerpt is part of a cross-posting collaboration with MediaLaws: Law and Policy of the Media in a Comparative Perspective.
Cloud computing represents an innovative use of information and communication technologies which has drastically modified the way in which computing resources are used and deployed over the Internet.