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Overview

Greenhaven Press's At Issue series provides a wide range of opinions on individual social issues. Each volume focuses on a specific issue and offers a variety of perspectives-eyewitness accounts, governmental views, scientific analysis, newspaper and magazine accounts, and many more-to illuminate the issue. Extensive bibliographies and annotated lists of relevant organizations point to sources for further research. Enhancing critical thinking skills, each At Issue volume is an excellent research tool to help readers understand current social issues and prepare reports.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780737762082
  • Publisher: Gale Group
  • Publication date: 12/7/2012
  • Series: At Issue Series: Mass Media
  • Pages: 128
  • Age range: 15 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 7

1 Cloud Computing: An Overview William Voorsluys James Broberg Rajkumar Buyya 10

2 Cloud Computing Threatens User Freedom and Should Be Avoided Richard M. Stallman 20

3 Cloud Computing Has the Potential to Expand User Freedom Ryan Paul 29

4 Hacking Is a Significance Threat to Cloud Computing Rena Marie Pacella 34

5 Cloud Computing Could Minimize Security Threats: Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association Cyber Committee 40

6 A Cloud over Ownership Simson L. Garfinkel 47

7 Cloud Technology Will Create Jobs Sara Jerome 53

8 Cloud Computing Will Destroy Jobs Larry Dignan 57

9 Cloud Computing Could Lessen Computing's Environmental Impact Jack Newton 61

10 Cloud Computing Could Increase Computing's Environmental Impact Simon Munro 69

11 New Legislation Must Address Specific Issues of Cloud Computing Kurt Schiller 73

12 Too Much Legislation of Cloud Computing Could Stifle Innovation Julian Sanchez 81

13 Federal Policy Fosters Government Adoption of Secure Cloud Computing David McClure 86

14 Improvement Needed Before Government's Adoption of Cloud Computing Gregory C. Wilshusen 96

Organisations to Contact 108

Bibliography 114

Index 118

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