Almost as fast as the wall fell in Berlin, and freedom stretched across the old Soviet Union, the digital walls are returning. Netflix and Amazon Prime, the two largest names in streaming, have suspended service. Amazon Web Services, disconnected from Russia (not Ukraine), PayPal, Google Pay, and the list goes on. This isn’t great for the Russian people, but it’s also a two sided coin where state sponsored hackers may try to gain a foothold.
Amazon is suspending access to Prime Video for customers based in Russia amid the country’s invasion of Ukraine. In a blog post about the announcement, the company also noted that it has suspended the shipment of retail products to customers based in Russia and Belarus. Amazon will also no longer be accepting new Russia and […]