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Amazon cloud to BEND TIME, exist in own time zone for 24 hours

HildyJ

Actually it's still a proposal and the UK does not have veto power. An article in the Times (the real one, not the NYT, LAT, or other pretenders) science section suggested that the opposition stemmed from the belief that the abolition of leap seconds would mean the demise of Britain's role in timekeeping.

The various proposal will be discussed at the World Radiocommunication Conference in November 2015. This is the group that has final say.

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