Toward a Cloud Hosting Bill of Rights: A Virtual Win-Win

To mark the recent 25th anniversary of the Web, Tim Berners-Lee, its creator, suggested the time was ripe for an Internet Bill of Rights.

Smart idea — so why not extend that concept to cloud hosting? After all, powerful new virtualization technologies carry with them some very specific rights and responsibilities, and we could all use more transparency in our IT transactions. In a very palpable way, indie game developers entrust providers with their businesses; the very least the infrastructure provider community can do is elucidate basic expectations and norms.

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