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We perform a longitudinal study of the migration to public clouds among universities in the U.S. and Europe, as well as institutions listed in the Times Higher Education (THE) Top100 between Jan- uary 2015 and October 2022. We find that cloud adoption differs between countries, with one cluster (Germany, France, Austria, Switzerland) showing a limited move to clouds, while the other (U.S., U.K., the Netherlands, THE Top100) frequently outsources universities’ core functions and services—starting long before the COVID-19 pandemic. We attribute this clustering to several socio- economic factors in the respective countries, including the general culture of higher education and the administrative paradigm taken towards running universities. We then analyze and interpret our results, finding that the implications reach beyond individuals’ pri- vacy towards questions of academic independence and integrity.
|Title of host publication||Proceedings on Privacy Enhancing Technologies Symposium|
|Publication status||Accepted/In press - 2023|
- Platform Capitalism
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van Eeten, M. J. G., Hernandez Ganan, C., Gürses, F. S., van Wegberg, R. S., Parkin, S. E., Zhauniarovich, Y., van Engelenburg, S. H., Kadenko, N. I., Labunets, K., Akyazi, U., Bouwman, X. B., Jansen, B. A., Kaur, M., Al Alsadi, A., Lone, Q. B., Turcios Rodriguez, E. R., Vermeer, M., van Harten, V. T. C., Vetrivel, S., Oomens, E. C., Kustosch, L. F., Bisogni, F., Ciere, M., Fiebig, T., Korczynski, M. T., Moreira Moura, G. C., Noroozian, A., Pieters, W., Tajalizadehkhoob, S., Dacier, B. H. A., San José Sanchez, J., Çetin, F. O. & Zannettou, S.
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