Monday, December 06, 2010

Rough Type: Nicholas Carr's Blog: The cloud press

Closing paragraph from a timely reality check:

Technologies advance more quickly than do laws, and eventually cloud companies may come to operate, vis a vis their journalistic clients, the way printers have operated in the past. But one of the lessons from the WikiLeaks case is that, today, there are no such guarantees. The cloud is a fickle medium, with restrictive and even capricious terms of service. Is there any journalism worth its salt that doesn't somehow cause harm to "a person or entity"?

Rough Type: Nicholas Carr's Blog: The cloud press

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