The AWS ui filters by region

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Last Updated: 2024-03-02

I had a few instances running during March for a side-project. When I was done, I went through the AWS UI and terminated them.

Three months later my AWS bills are higher than expected. I go to the UI and see nothing there. However, I noticed that a region is default select — and when I select another one, I see the instances churning away. FML