[LINK] Cloud Computing Services in Australia?

Graham Greenleaf graham at austlii.edu.au
Fri Nov 4 20:37:34 AEDT 2011

Dear Linkers,

Does anyone know of a recent Australian court 
decision making cloud computing service providers 
subject to Australian legislation, such as the 
Privacy Act?



At 5:00 AM +0000 4/11/11, stephen at melbpc.org.au wrote:
>The Potential for Cloud Computing Services in Australia
>Lateral Economics
>02 November 2011
>Cloud computing is a significant opportunity for Australian industry.
>Ibis World estimated Australian cloud revenues at over $1 billion for
>2010 and employment at around 4,300 persons.
>When it comes to cloud computing, can Australia reasonably aspire to
>become a regional hub for cloud computing?
>What will determine Australian industry's competitive position in
>offering cloud computing services and facilities?
>To what extent will Australian providers meet Australian demand for cloud
>Will Australia aspire to its usual back office role ñ with a few scraps
>badged as local content, or will it aspire to something more?
>Activity to date suggests there is reason for some confidence. If we were
>destined to become a cloud computing backwater we'd have seen less
>investment in cloud infrastructure than we have ñ for example Macquarie
>Telecom, Fujitsu and Telstra combined have invested nearly $1 billion in
>Australian cloud infrastructure.
>What can and should we do to encourage the nascent cloud computing
>industry in Australia? ...
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Graham Greenleaf AM
Professor of Law & Information Systems, University of New South Wales (UNSW)

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Co-Director, Australasian Legal Information Institute (AustLII)
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