Amazon Is Looking More and More Like a Nation-State
Amazon is levying taxes on French businesses after France approved a tax on the tech giant.
Edward Ongweso Jr
Android App With 10 Million Downloads Left Users’ Photos and Audio Messages Exposed to Public
The developers of Drupe, a popular Android app, left its users' data, including selfies and audio messages, on insecure, publicly accessible Amazon cloud servers.
‘BuckHacker’ Search Engine Lets You Easily Dig Through Exposed Amazon Servers
This makes searching through leaky Amazon Web Services servers much easier.
Microsoft and Amazon Enable Censorship Circumvention Tools in Iran. Why Doesn’t Google?
Google blocks a tool called Google App Engine in Iran, indirectly allowing the Iranian government to block apps that piggyback on it to skirt online censorship.
Amazon Unveils New ‘Secret Region’ Cloud for Spies
AWS couldn’t be worse at keeping secrets than the US government, right?
Down and Out
There Will Always Be Internet Outages, So Buckle Up
Cloud computing providers even make their customers sign agreements allowing them to have downtime.