FTC Looking At Cloud Providers’ Business Practices

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is currently conducting a review of the business practices of cloud providers, and is seeking the input of the public on this matter. Cloud computing has become an integral part of various industries, and is affecting the lives of Americans in a multitude of ways. However, concerns have been raised regarding the security risks, cost, and potential antitrust implications associated with this technology.

The FTC is looking to gain insights into the practices of cloud providers, and how they impact end users, customers, and businesses across various sectors. The agency is particularly interested in issues related to market power, competition, and security risks. In addition, the FTC is keen to understand how cloud computing is being used in specific industries, such as healthcare, finance, transportation, eCommerce, and defense.

If you have relevant experience or insights to share, the FTC is inviting you to provide your comments. Specifically, the agency is seeking information on the market dynamics that are shaping the business practices of cloud providers, and the potential impact of these practices on competition and consumer protection. Whether you have experience in a specific industry or a broader understanding of the market dynamics of cloud computing, the FTC is interested in hearing from you.

To learn more about the FTC’s review of cloud providers’ business practices and to contribute your insights, please refer to the agency’s brief, which can be found here. Your feedback can help the FTC to gain a better understanding of the current state of cloud computing, and to identify potential areas for improvement. By contributing your insights, you can play a role in shaping the future of this important technology.