Cloud(y) Software

14 03 2012

What happens when cloud computing turns into free software license serving? We may soon find out.

cloud softwareDeep pocketed, pedigreed startup Numecent now offers something they’re calling “cloud paging,” which, essentially has the ability to virtualize software or even an OS itself.

Surely Numecent has learned from the trials of Napster, but surely they too will face copyright issues. So it will be fascinating to see how this game-changing (Will we ever need to own anything but a dumb terminal tablet or laptop again?) technology plays out in the software industry, and no doubt — like Napster 10+ years ago — in court.

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