The contract signed between the internet giant, which will not have access to the files, and the United Kingdom Government has the mission of promoting data analysis and artificial intelligence for espionage
The internet giant Amazon, through its dematerialized computing subsidiary AWS, signed a confidential data storage contract with the British secret services, as published on Tuesday by the ‘Financial Times’ newspaper, citing sources close to the file.
The contract is intended, among other things, to boost data analysis and artificial intelligence for espionage by the British electronic intelligence service GCHQ and secret service agencies MI5 and MI6 or other Ministry of Defense services during joint operations. adds the financial newspaper. The contract is estimated between 500 million and 1,000 million pounds (593.8 million and 1,187.7 million euros) over the next decade, according to sources in the newspaper, who specify that the data must remain in the United Kingdom and that Amazon does not you will have access to them.
However, this information could relaunch the debate on the sovereignty of the United Kingdom over its strategic industries, at a time when the government is considering the possibility of excluding the Chinese group CGN from the Sizewell C nuclear power plant project, after having excluded to the telecommunications provider Huawei of the country’s 5G network.
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