On Top Of The World: Which Countries Are Most Ready For The Cloud?

9. Canada

Updated international property laws and improved infrastructure pushed Canada upward three notches in the study to the No. 9 position. Although the country has not adopted a comprehensive plan for broadband deployment, the study reports that the current level of penetration is high and continues to improve. Canada has played a key role in the development of international standards and has very strong legislation around privacy and e-commerce. Cybercrime law, on the other hand, is currently lacking, according to the study. Last year, the country adopted new copyright laws, thereby providing protection for online material.

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