A court in the US has agreed to a request from Amazon to stop Microsoft and the Department of Defence from continuing to work on implementing a US$10 billion cloud deal that was awarded to the Redmond software giant in October last year, Reuters reported.
Microsoft has set up two new Azure regions in the US devoted to the hosting of government data at the defence department's Impact Level 6, the highest classification for data.
Microsoft has justified its bidding for a massive Department of Defence cloud contract, despite a number of its employees objecting to the company's participating in the effort to win the contract which is said to be worth US$10 billion over a decade.
There has been a a slow but steady increase in the unsupervised spying on Australian citizens by it own Law[…]
I worked for ASD. They should NEVER be allowed to be let loose on Australians.
Because hardwired connections to drones, trucks, cars, phones, smart watches, etc don't make sense, that's why.
economic espionage. This spyware crap is exploitable by design. Fools. Why not just connect to the fibre backhaul ? Nobody[…]
Beyond political reasons, I'd go so far as to assert the anti-Huawei 'espionage' rhetoric and the accompanying red-baiting being cheerled[…]