Toxic Cloud Computing, and How Open Source Can Help
ComputerWorldUK - Glyn Moody - There are so many parts to the institutions running the European Union that it's easy to lose sight of them all and their varied activities. For example, one of the lesser-known European Parliament bodies is the Directorate-General for Internal Policies. You might expect the studies that it commissions to be deadly dull, but some turn out to be not just highly interesting but hugely important.
One such is the new report "Fighting cyber crime and protecting privacy in the cloud" [.pdf]. Here's the basic background: