Personal Safety in the Cloud: Enabling Trusted Interactions and Minimizing Risks in the Online World

White Paper depicting how Microsoft is thinking about safety issues and striving to address them in the context of cloud computing.
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      In light of growing public awareness about online safety and interest in cloud computing, Microsoft has prepared this paper to examine the issues involved and offer an overview of the company’s online safety efforts. This paper also identifies a number of ways that policymakers can help protect individuals online, including enacting stronger laws against cybercrime and child exploitation, supporting industry self-regulatory principles, promoting Internet safety education in schools, and funding research on online risks.
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