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“DHS to Move Biometric Data on Hundreds of Millions of People to Amazon Cloud”

“The Homeland Security Department is looking to upgrade the software it uses to analyze biometric data on hundreds of millions of people around the globe, and it plans to store that information in Amazon’s cloud. The agency’s Office of Biometric … Continue reading

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The Damage Is Done: Facebook User Data All Over Internet

“Facebook Inc. user data is still showing up in places it shouldn’t. Researchers at UpGuard, a cybersecurity firm, found troves of user information hiding in plain sight, inadvertently posted publicly on Amazon.com Inc.’s cloud computing servers… In one instance, Mexico … Continue reading

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[U.S.] “People aren’t paying their credit cards… ‘economic clouds are darkening'”

“Rejection rates for credit-card applicants came in at 20.8% in the October survey, up from 14.4% a year ago, while the rejection rate for credit-limit increases ticked up to 31.7%, compared with 24.9% a year ago. Meanwhile, the proportion of … Continue reading

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Google refuses to work with Pentagon because of “moral values”

“Alphabet Inc.’s Google has decided not to compete for the Pentagon’s cloud-computing contract valued at as much as $10 billion, saying the project may conflict with its corporate values…” https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-10-08/google-drops-out-of-pentagon-s-10-billion-cloud-competition The “powers that be” in the U.S. will destroy Google.  … Continue reading

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“Iran thinks Israel has been stealing its clouds to cause a drought”

“An Iranian general has accused Israel of ‘manipulating weather’ to prevent rain over the Islamic republic – aka, stealing the country’s clouds. Brigadier General Gholam Reza Jalali, head of Iran’s Civil Defence Organisation, alleged that his country was facing cloud … Continue reading

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“NSA ‘Systematically Moving’ All Its Data to The Cloud”

“The National Security Agency has moved most of the mission data it collects, analyzes and stores into a classified cloud computing environment known as the Intelligence Community GovCloud… The backbone of the system is the same commercial hardware you might … Continue reading

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“As Trump Bashes Amazon, the Government Increasingly Relies on It”

“In the past several years, the Seattle-based company has won much of the business to help the government shift computing services from legacy mainframes onto the cloud, a business where Amazon is the world leader… In Mr. Trump’s attacks on … Continue reading

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