I haven’t seen anyone propose that this sounds the death knell of cloud computing (yet again). But maybe I can be the first to observe that it could signal the fact that cloud computing may be self-correcting.
The break-in comes amid controversy over the Alaska governor’s use of the Yahoo e-mail account for state business. Internal documents obtained by reporters allegedly show Palin staffers discussing the possibility of using unofficial channels, such as personal e-mail accounts, as a means of evading subpoenas and requests under the state’s open records law targeting her official account.
Though the authenticity of the released material was initially questioned, the McCain-Palin campaign today confirmed what it called a “shocking invasion of the Governor’s privacy and a violation of law.”