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Cloud Computing Law

Christopher Millard

Abstract

This book is about the legal implications of cloud computing. In essence, ‘the cloud’ is a way of delivering computing resources as a utility service via the internet. It is evolving very rapidly with substantial investments being made in infrastructure, platforms and applications, all delivered ‘as a service’. The demand for cloud resources is enormous, driven by such developments as the deployment on a vast scale of mobile apps and the rapid emergence of ‘Big Data’. Part I of this book explains what cloud computing is and how it works. Part II analyses contractual relationships between cloud ... More

Keywords: cloud computing, internet, contracts, terms of service, data protection, privacy, law enforcement, competition, consumer protection, governance

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199671670
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671670.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Christopher Millard, editor
Professor of Privacy and Information Law, Queen Mary University of London and Research Associate, Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford

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1 Cloud Technologies and Services

W Kuan Hon, and Christopher Millard

2 Control, Security, and Risk in the Cloud

W Kuan Hon, and Christopher Millard

3 Standard Contracts for Cloud Services

Simon Bradshaw, Christopher Millard, and Ian Walden

4 Negotiated Contracts for Cloud Services1

W Kuan Hon, Christopher Millard, and Ian Walden

5 Public Sector Cloud Contracts

W Kuan Hon, Christopher Millard, and Ian Walden

6 Ownership of Information in Clouds

Chris Reed, and Alan Cunningham

7 What is Regulated as Personal Data in Clouds?

W Kuan Hon, Christopher Millard, and Ian Walden

8 Who is Responsible for Personal Data in Clouds?

W Kuan Hon, Christopher Millard, and Ian Walden

9 Which Law(s) Apply to Personal Data in Clouds?

W Kuan Hon, Julia Hörnle, and Christopher Millard

12 Facilitating Competition in the Clouds

Ian Walden, and Laíse Da Correggio Luciano

13 Consumer Protection in Cloud Environments

Alan Cunningham, and Chris Reed