The Microsoft Cloud Computing Research Centre
The Microsoft Cloud Computing Research Centre (MCCRC) is a virtual research centre in which technology lawyers and computer scientists collaborate to conduct cutting-edge research on challenges in cloud computing at the intersection of technology and regulation. The MCCRC was launched in April 2014. It is a collaboration between the Cloud Legal Project at the Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary University of London (CLP) and the University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory (CCL). The MCCRC addresses complex and difficult areas of vital importance to governments, businesses, and communities around the globe. The Cloud Legal Project has been conducting pioneering research in the emerging field of cloud computing law since 2009. The Cambridge Computer Laboratory is a world class research centre working in key areas relevant to the development of cloud computing, including distributed systems, networking and security, associated with the Center for Science and Policy (CSaP), that provides the network and mechanisms for high-quality engagement between academics and policy professionals.
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Christopher Millard gave a presentation on ‘Compliance as a Service’ at the DENAE / QMUL Conference on GDPR in a Data Driven Economy, Madrid, 29 October 2019
For more information and for the programme, please see here.
Christopher Millard presented on ‘Playing in the Clouds: Technologies, Services, and Legal Implications’ at the More Than Just a Game Conference in Frankfurt, 17 October 2019
For more information on the Conference, please see here.
Christopher Millard interviewed Elizabeth Denham, UK Information Commissioner, at the Privacy Laws & Business 32nd Annual Conference, St John’s College, Cambridge, 2 July 2019
For the video of the interview, please see here.
Chris spoke about his work on an interdisciplinary research project with the Open Data Institute. To find out more about the Data Trusts research project, check out: https://theodi.org/article/data-trusts-legal-report/.
Lauren Downes and Chris Reed presented on Sustainability in the global energy value chain at Norton Rose Fulbright on 14 March 2019
Lauren and Chris discussed “Sustainability in the global energy value chain: a blockchain opportunity (T=E+D+A)” .
Christopher Millard featured as a guest on the Privacy Sigma Riders podcast to talk about the GDPR on 5 March 2019
Christopher and host Michelle Dennedy, chief privacy officer at Cisco, covered a range of topics, including trusting robots, the ethics of privacy, and the practical challenges of implementing the GDPR. You can listen to the podcast on iTunes, or read the transcript.