The impact of cloud computing and M2M communication at the emerging economies was discussed at the ninth Internet Governance forum, that was held in Turkey, this September. Rohan Samarajiva, the founding chair of LIRNEasia spoke at the Workshop03:Cloud Computing & M2M: Impacts for Emerging Economies.
Here is the youtube clip for the workshop 03. Go to 21:51 for Rohan’s take on the topic
You can also find the transcription here