... I hate those guys </I. Jones>
A couple of days back Amazon unleashed Lumberyard - a free game engine and development tool locked into Amazon Web Services (AWS). According to the AWS Service Terms, Lumberyard's "engine, integrated development environment, and related assets and tools", known collectively as "Lumberyard Materials", "may not be run on any …
My money is on either Amazon or Google's systems being at the heart of the Rise of the Machines, so maybe the lack of a RotM clause is Amazon's way of not voiding the contract in the case that they're the ones taking over the world. In this case I'd expect Amazon Prime and AWS customers to be safe from enslavement or extermination as they are already serving machine overlord.
I think you're still prohibited from using it with another "web" service even during a zombie apocalypse. The only restriction they wave in that event is the one on using it for safety-critical systems. So presumably if your rag-tag band of survivors wanted to use it to control your improvised anti-zombie turrets or the like that would be fine.
>One wonders what they will make of each other.
Mutual disinterest, probably. It would make for a very boring monster mash-up movie, a la the SyFy Channel.
"Zombies Vs Skynet" The undead and terminators go about their daily business without disturbing each other
[In fairness to SyFy, whilst they are known for films like 'Sharknado!', their recent adaptation of The Expanse has been very good. Recommended for fans of hard sci-fi, set in a colonised Solar System with political intrigue. It sticks to its own measuered pace, but stay with it. Series 2 has just been commissioned.]
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