What Is the Cloud?

Let’s get back to basics. Today, we want to talk about an Internet term that you may find yourself using in your everyday life without really knowing what it means: The Cloud. The term “the cloud” is thrown about so much that after a while it can seem a bit nebulous. It seems like everyone is using the cloud for everything. Surely it’s not all that all-encompassing, is it? Actually, it really is.  

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US and more governments push for backdoor encryption access

For the past few years, there has been a debate regarding the regulation of web encryption among the governments of several countries around the globe. On November 6, the Council of the European Union published a draft resolution on the topic, while back in October, the US joined Canada, India, Japan, the UK, Australia, and New Zealand in urging the industry to allow governments to have “backdoor encryption access”.

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