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Fri Jul 12, 2019, 12:45 PM

Judge sides with Pentagon and Amazon in cloud bidding case

Source: Associated Press

By MATT O'BRIEN 12 minutes ago

A federal judge is dismissing allegations that bidding for a $10 billion cloud computing contract with the Pentagon was rigged to favor Amazon.

Friday’s ruling dismissing Oracle’s claims clears the Defense Department to award the contract to one of two finalists: Amazon or Microsoft.

Oracle and IBM were eliminated during an earlier round, but Oracle persisted with a legal challenge claiming conflicts of interest.

Court of Federal Claims Judge Eric Bruggink said Friday that Oracle can’t demonstrate favoritism because it didn’t meet the project’s bidding requirements to begin with. Bruggink also sided with a Pentagon contracting officer’s earlier finding that there were no conflicts affecting the bidding.

The Pentagon says the project is vital to national security. It wants to pick a vendor as soon as Aug. 23.

Read more: https://apnews.com/5f2642198e92408895ed5eb0b8d27ce5

You know what, why give a fucking contract that is going to be funded by the taxpayers to a oligarchy, that paid no fucking taxes and got a tax break to boot, and made over so far, 59 billion in profits in the first quarter............................and has for the cloud, did the Pentagon by chance look at how China has been hacking that platform lately or they going to use pay pal for the payment plan, with this "Classified data", like Amazon doesn't have enough "data" or they couoldn't keep the information "in house"........................

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turbinetree Friday OP
yaesu Friday #1

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Fri Jul 12, 2019, 02:56 PM

1. Oooo I bet the wall street banksters love that news. nt

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