There is a segment about cloud computing on NPR.
It is clear that the reliance on cloud is increasing on a daily basis. The interesting thing to watch is how government regulation will shape up for cloud services.
“We're all kind of used to the idea that if you don't pay your telephone bill, you know they're not going to shut off your phone while you're off on vacation ... But [for] your cloud storage service, there's no rules.”Harry Lewis, professor of computer science