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By Vincent Mosco

Cloud computing and massive facts are arguably the main major forces in info expertise at the present time. within the wake of revelations approximately nationwide safeguard company (NSA) actions, a lot of which happen "in the cloud", this booklet deals either enlightenment and a serious view. Vincent Mosco explores the place the cloud originated, what it capacity, and the way very important it's for enterprise, govt and electorate. He describes the serious pageant between cloud businesses like Amazon and Google, the unfold of the cloud to govt organizations just like the debatable NSA, and the miraculous development of complete cloud towns in China. Is the cloud the long-promised details software that would resolve a few of the world's financial and social difficulties? Or is it simply advertising hype? To the Cloud presents the 1st thorough research of the aptitude and the issues of a know-how which may rather well disrupt the world.

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