Why Amazon is doubling down on lobbying 

The company’s cloud segment has done business with an alphabet soup of agencies including, NASA, HHS, and DOJ. Even then, the full scope of Amazon’s business relationship with the government is hard to track because there are more than a dozen resellers that agencies can also use to purchase its services. But one government agreement stands out: In 2013, Amazon was awarded a contract worth up to $600 million by the CIA to build and maintain a cloud system for America’s intelligence agencies — over the obje

Source: Why Amazon is doubling down on lobbying – The Washington Post