Amazon slams media for not saying nice things about AWS, denies it strip-mines open-source code for huge profits [The Register]

Amazon’s being big babies notwithstanding, this is a shift that’s under way for open source: Companies like Redis and MongoDB and even Red Hat, which have made good money by polishing and offering professional services for open source software, are jeopardized by Amazon — and Microsoft and Google — hosting those same open source projects.

That doesn’t make Amazon evil. It’s how markets work.

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