Thursday, 5 November 2009

Privacy & cloud computing

Microsoft have released a new position paper Privacy in the Cloud Computing Era: A Microsoft Perspective, November 2009, which:

"discusses how Microsoft is approaching privacy as it relates to cloud computing.   We wrote this paper based on our experience over the past decade examining and addressing privacy challenges in the evolving online services realm.  We are also releasing guidance to enterprises and consumers to help them navigate the privacy issues to consider when thinking about cloud-based services…

From a privacy perspective, a key aspect of cloud computing is the remote storage and processing of personal information with a service provider..."

Via Microsoft Privacy & Safety blog.

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