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Canadian perspectives on cloud computing and consumers : Perspectives canadiennes sur le Cloud computing et les consommateurs




Protection Laws Are Violated 49 6 Analysis of Cloud Computing Provisions in the Light of the Copyright Act52 6.1 Possible Remedies 58 Union des consommateurs page 3 Canadian perspectives on cloud computing and consumers 7 Cloud Computing Contracts in the Light of Privacy Acts 59 7.1 Analysis of Cloud Computing Contracts in the Light of the Principle of. [...] How do the rights with respect to the use of those works, as provided for in the Copyright Act, apply to the use of cloud computing applications? [...] At the public consultation and the round table that Canada’s Office of the Privacy Commissioner had organized on the subject, some respondents mentioned other advantages22, such as the reliability of cloud computing services Cloud computing “(eliminates the concern of losing valuable data in paper format or via the loss of laptops or hard drives23.” The efficiency of cloud computing was also empha [...] The study of Dan Svantesson and Roger Clarke, from Bond University, lists a number of concerns or risks related to privacy protection and consumer protection: How data provided to a cloud computing operator will be used by that operator; How such data will be disclosed by the cloud computing operator, and subsequently used by third-parties; The security of the data provided; The legality (under th [...] Among the consumer protection clauses analysed, the study examined clauses pertaining to: the law applicable to the contract, the choice of competent jurisdiction or forum, arbitration, unilateral changes to the contract (for example, Secter’s contract), the integrity of data stored (for example, Microsoft’s contract), guarantees, the liability (or non-liability) of service providers, compensation


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Includes bibliographical references (p. 92-98)
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June 2011
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Perspectives canadiennes sur le Cloud computing et les consommateurs
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