Amazon bans new AWS account creation in Russia and Belarus, major companies follow Apple and Microsoft to tighten sanctions

While countries around the world are imposing sanctions on Russia, which is invading Ukraine,

Apple , Microsoft , Samsung , etc. have stopped selling products in Russia, Visa, Mastercard, JCB have announced that payment services will be stopped in Russia. The response by private companies is also widely reported. On Tuesday, March 8, 2022, Amazon announced a response to 'ban the creation of new Amazon Web Services (AWS) accounts in Russia and Belarus.'

Amazon's assistance in Ukraine

Amazon released a statement entitled 'Humanitarian Aid to Ukraine' on Tuesday, March 1, 2022, Japan time, UNICEF, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, World Food Program, Red Cross, Polska Akcja Humanitarna. Announced to donate $ 5 million to support groups such as (Polish Humanitarian Aid Organization) and Save the Children. In addition, we have set up a donation acceptance page for Ukraine for users in Japan, the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, and Poland, and are calling for donations on the top page.

After that, on Friday, March 4, 2022 local time, the above statement was updated, announcing that support groups such as medicines and food are protected from cyber attacks 24 hours a day. Furthermore, on Tuesday, March 8, 2022, it was revealed that the creation of new AWS accounts from Russia and Belarus was banned. Amazon says, 'AWS has no offices, data centers, etc. in Russia, and there is a long-standing policy of not doing business with the Russian government.' 'The AWS

Terms of Service incite and promote violence and terrorism.' Is forbidden. '

For Russia, in addition to this measure by Amazon, 'Product sales suspension by Apple & suspension of some services', 'Semiconductor sales suspension by Intel / AMD', 'All product sales suspension by Samsung', 'Products by Microsoft' Strict measures by private companies such as 'Sales suspension & service new sales suspension' are announced every day.

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