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AWS CEO Andy Jassy: Trump's 'disdain' for Amazon influenced DOD's JEDI decision


Jassy suggested the DOD's decision to grant its $10B cloud contract to Microsoft was tainted by politics, potentially putting national security at risk.

The US Defense Department's decision to award its $10 billion JEDI cloud computing contract to Microsoft was subject to "a lot of political interference," Amazon Web Services CEO Andy Jassy said Wednesday. The decision, he suggested, could put national security at risk. 

"When you have a sitting president who's willing to share openly his disdain for a company and the leader of that company, it makes it really difficult for government agencies, including the ...


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