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It's happened: AWS signs Memorandum of Understanding for fluffy white services with UK.gov

doug_bostrom

Shortly we'll come to understand that we never fully realized the real meaning of "lock-in."

This move is essentially irreversible.

At some point Amazon will need to be acknowledged as an embedded part of government. Will it be amenable to being subordinate to government interests, as a traditional IT department?

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