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Cloud computing -- the creation of large data centers that can be dynamically provisioned, configured, and reconfigured to deliver services in a scalable manner -- places enormous capacity and power in the hands of users.

As an emerging new technology, however, cloud computing also raises significant questions about resources, economics, the environment, and the law. This paper explores the interrelationships between the geography of cloud computing, its users, its providers, and governments.

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2009
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