I presented a webcast for BrightTalk to put on record a view that few people had considered, that is, the political dimensions of cloud computing. The political stakes were raised exponentially following the disclosures of Edward Snowden and dubbed PRISM.

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Screen Shot 2015-06-29 at 07.10.28The title of the webcast is Cloud Politics: The Real Conversation

While security has ensnared the cloud landscape, and technology may help iron out some of the misgivings there is a bigger conversation at hand: the politics of cloud. Security may have dominated but the politics of the cloud are more powerful, and their murky world is less understood.