AALL keynote speaker Prof. Jonathan Zittrain’s recent NY Times Op Ed

Harvard law professor Jonathan Zittrain also spoke this spring at Yale’s Library 2.0 conference; this past Sunday, July 19th, his opinion piece  “Lost in the Cloud” appeared, with a run-down on the up-and down-sides of cloud computing, both practical and legal. He proposes some possible improvements: requiring social networking and other cloud-inhabiting companies to 1) give your data back to you if you ask, 2) use better security, and 3) improve privacy protection. But he also raises the interesting questions of innovation, competition and control. Stay tuned!

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