Amazon vice president resigns over protester firings, condemning company's 'climate of fear'

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A vice president at Amazon has resigned in protest of the company, accusing it of firing whistleblowers to create a "climate of fear."

Tim Bray, an Amazon Web Services senior engineer and vice president, announced that after five years with the company, "I quit in dismay at Amazon firing whistleblowers who were making noise about warehouse employees frightened of COVID-19," Vice News reports.

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