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


France is viewed as a country that has particularly strong cybercrime legislation and copyright protections that make it a solid market for cloud services. The country also has contemporary policies related to e-commerce and electronic signatures. But the study expressed concern over France's enforcement of its existing laws, and its privacy legislation is viewed by the group as being onerous, cumbersome and unnecessary. Broadband buildout efforts have been very successful, but not enough to keep France from slipping one position on the scorecard to sixth place.