Amazon is a massive company (to say the least) and much of its business is done with the US government. As it plants itself on the southern shores of the Potomac River, due south of the Capitol and right next to the Pentagon, there are those seeking to shine a light into some of the company’s darkest corners.
(From Open The Government)
Amazon… is poised to secure dominance of cloud-related government contracts in the years to come. Among other contracts, Amazon is the frontrunner for what may be the largest government IT contract in history-the Pentagon’s $10 billion, 10-year Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) program.