See no evil, keep servers humming
To some extent, I think Amazon's Vogels is practicing hands over the eyes, see no evil. Several speakers cited the drastic drop off in trust in U.S. technology companies. One of the speakers at Structure cited a poll of European business executives that showed "a double digit" drop in trust of U.S. technology companies. Amazon has facilities in Dublin, Ireland. Not everybody has a European data center, although Microsoft and IBM/SoftLayer do.