Amazon hates U-Boot

DENX, makers of Das U-Boot, one of the main boot loaders, is strangely getting hassled from Amazon for their cloud host, see below email. If you’re at Amazon and can help, Wolfgang’s contact information is listed below.


——– Forwarded Message ——–
Subject:     [U-Boot] ACD takedown – new shared link
Date:     Tue, 01 Dec 2015 19:08:42 +0100
From:     Wolfgang Denk <>


for some reason Amazon Customer Service decided that publishing U-Boot sources on the Amazon Cloud Drive would violate their Terms Of Use:

    Date: November 30, 2015
    Filename: “u-boot”
    We have received a complaint that you have been sharing
    content on your Amazon Cloud Drive that is prohibited by our
    Terms of Use. Upon review, we have disabled the sharing link.

I have read and re-read their TOU carefully and cannot understand what made them think so.  I appealed their decision, but did not receive a reply yet.

In the mean time, I have created a new link [1] and updated the web page [2] to reflect this change.

Sorry for any inconveniences this might be causing.


Best regards,
Wolfgang Denk

DENX Software Engineering GmbH,      Managing Director: Wolfgang Denk
HRB 165235 Munich, Office: Kirchenstr.5, D-82194 Groebenzell, Germany
Phone: (+49)-8142-66989-10 Fax: (+49)-8142-66989-80 Email:
For every complex problem, there is a solution that is simple,  neat,
and wrong.                                           — H. L. Mencken
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