Date: March 26, 2019
Contact: mediacenter@freeandfairmarketsinitiative.org 

They Said It!
Watchdog Organization Calls Out Amazon For Shady Dealing On Defense Department Contract

Open the Government analyst slams Amazon for lack of transparency in competition for JEDI contract rife with conflicts of interest. 

“While the federal government is rife with revolving door and corporate capture issues, Amazon has garnered particular focus because of the JEDI contract process and HQ2. Amazon is also less transparency than many of its rivals, and works very hard to stymie public records requests.” (Federal Times, “Watchdog group: DoD’s JEDI cloud is mired in murk,” Kelsey D. Atherton, 3.23.19)

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