The revelations from Mr Snowden about the US Government’s hidden abuse of, probably, its own citizens and, certainly. of non-US citizens have been an eye-opener. Those operating ‘in black’ (the ‘black state’) invariably prefer secrecy to transparency (much as happens with black economic activity that does not pay taxes). The consequences, however, of being caught out are likely to be profound, and probably not at all what anyone expected, with one being certain aspects of cloud computing — a case or government data greed potentially many golden clouds.
Content Contributors: Charles Brett