BSA Cloud Report

Case Studies

The 2013 BSA Global Cloud Computing Scorecard — the first-ever report to track year-over-year change in the international policy landscape for cloud computing — shows that cloud readiness is improving, if unevenly.

In addition to the broad findings, this year’s Scorecard  for the first time includes a series of case studies that highlight positive — and troubling — developments in global cloud policy:

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EU:
Data Protection Review Must Foster User Trust, Leave Breathing Room for Innovation

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Trade Agreements
: Trans-Pacific Partnership, Other New Efforts Present the Chance to Grow Economies by Facilitating Trade in Data

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Singapore:
New Privacy Legislation Takes Balanced Approach by Avoiding Other’s Missteps

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Korea:
Proposed Cloud Computing Legislation Threatens to Undermine
Global Cloud with Country-Specific Rules


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Spreadsheet
Theme Weight Value
Data Privacy 10% 10
Security 10% 10
Cybercrime 10% 10
Intellectual Property Rights 20% 20
Standards/Int'l Harmonization of Rules 10% 10
Promoting Free Trade 10% 10
ICT Readiness, Broadband Deployment 30% 30