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Will Accessibility Rain on Your Cloud Computing Parade?

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With the booming popularity of the cloud, a debate has opened up regarding cloud acessibility and security.  Ben Kepes' article, also posted today, discusses his thoughts on US legislation related to cloud security, while Elizabeth Woodward is trying to bring some attention to the need for keeping the cloud accessible.  As an example, she discusses the curent W3C's Web Accessibility Guidelines, which apply to browser-based access.  For those who don't want to watch the entire 10-minute video, here are the slide titles.  This is the first of four videos.

00:00 - Will Accessibility Rain on Your Cloud Computing Parade?
01:56 - Agenda: Definition of Cloud Computing, Cloud Opportunities for Accessibility, Cloud Challenges for Accessibility
02:40 - Visual Model of NIST Working Definition of Cloud Computing

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