The Amazon-Elon Musk ‘conflict’ took one other flip because the e-commerce large hit out on the Tesla CEO. In a letter addressed to the Federal Communications Fee, Amazon didn’t maintain again and mentioned that Musk-led corporations don’t imagine in following guidelines. “The conduct of SpaceX and different Musk-led corporations makes their view plain: guidelines are for different individuals, and those that insist upon and even merely request compliance are deserving of derision and advert hominem assaults,” mentioned Amazon within the letter.
The latest ‘assault’ by Amazon on Musk comes days after the Tesla CEO took a dig at Jeff Bezos, Amazon co-founder and the world’s richest man. Musk had mentioned that Bezos retired as Amazon CEO to take up the complete time job of submitting instances towards SpaceX — the area exploration firm run by the Tesla CEO.
Taking a dig at Musk, Amazon within the letter to FCC mentioned, “The method comes from a playbook acquainted to any regulator confronted with the unlucky process of evenhandedly making use of its guidelines to SpaceX: concede nothing, ignore guidelines wherever doable, and when all else fails, malign those who invoke them.”
Amazon, within the letter, made it clear that Musk-led corporations don’t imagine guidelines are meant for them. “If there may be something sort to say about SpaceX’s method, it’s that it has been efficient in attaining SpaceX’s purpose of avoiding each the principles and any sanction for flouting them,” mentioned Amazon.
The e-commerce large warned Musk that he and his corporations higher be taught to observe guidelines. “Till SpaceX and Musk notice that the principles should not only for others—they apply to them as effectively. If SpaceX and Musk proceed to carry themselves above the principles, they need to buckle up: they are going to solely draw additional protest from Amazon and others who wish to see guidelines utilized to everybody equally,” mentioned Amazon within the letter.