Amazon: Don't give customer info to the CIA

Amazon is the biggest online retailer in the world. And the company has signed a $600 million contract to provide “cloud computing” services to the Central Intelligence Agency.

“We look forward to a successful relationship with the CIA,” Amazon says.
Background:
Bloomberg News: Amazon Wins Ruling for $600 Million CIA Cloud Contract
Washington Post: What Jeff Bezos Has to Say About Amazon’s CIA Contract
InformationWeek: Amazon Again Beats IBM for CIA Cloud Contract
Norman Solomon: If Obama Orders CIA to Kill, Amazon Will Be Partner

Amazon now averages 162 million unique visitors to its sites every month. The firm’s business model depends on accumulating and analyzing huge quantities of personal data. Meanwhile, the CIA depends on gathering and analyzing data to serve U.S. military interventions overseas.

During the last dozen years, the CIA has conducted ongoing drone strikes and covert lethal missions in many countries. Meanwhile, U.S. agencies like the CIA and NSA have flattened many previous obstacles to Big Brother behavior.

The circumstances are ominous. Amazon is now providing a huge computing cloud for the CIA’s secrets -- a digital place where data for mass surveillance and perpetual war are converging.

Please sign the petition below to challenge the Amazon-CIA partnership.



1-25 of 34351 signatures
Number Date Name Location Feel free to add a comment.
34351 11 months ago Anonymous Las Vegas, NV , US
34350 11 months ago christine hinze Galveston, TX , US
34349 11 months ago Rick Blanc Los Angeles, CA , US
34348 11 months ago Anonymous SACRAMENTO, CA , US
34347 1 year ago Anonymous Confucius say: One who lies down with dogs...wake up with fleas!
34346 1 year ago Alice Slater Ny, NY , US
34345 1 year ago Anonymous Carmel, CA , US Jeff, as an investor and client of Amazon, I hope you never allow any client data to pass to the NSA or CIA.
You may not be aware California has an explicit Privacy Right.
Thank you.
34344 1 year ago Anonymous Arlington , TX , US
34343 1 year ago Richard Clemens Victoria, BC , CA
34342 1 year ago Walt Chura, O.F.S. Albany, NY , US
34341 1 year ago Lezley Saar
34340 1 year ago Gen Agustsson redondo beach, CA , US stop giving out personal information! its a violation of digital rights and of course human rights.
34339 2.1 years ago Anonymous San francisco, CA , US
34338 2.1 years ago Anonymous Clayton, NC , US
34337 2.3 years ago James Williams Danielson, CT , US
34336 2.4 years ago Delton Henderson I love shopping on Amazon but do not want my info shared with CIA. It would be ashamed to have to search for another online retail consolidator but I will if you don't make a promise that my info wi...
34335 2.4 years ago Gregory Samaras CA , US
34334 2.4 years ago dENISE Bousley Santa Monica, CA , US
34333 2.4 years ago Anonymous Los Angeles, CA , US
34332 2.4 years ago Eli Dumitru Medford, OR , US Don't feed the police state. Stand up for freedom and privacy.
34331 2.5 years ago Phil Repp Kent, OH , US
34330 2.5 years ago Thomas Odegard Friday Harbor, WA , US Whatta joke. We'll simply stop buying Amazon and work hard to convince others to do the same.
34329 2.5 years ago Edith Pilkington Providence, RI , US
34328 2.5 years ago Morley Evans Regina, SK , CA
34327 2.7 years ago Noah Hanawalt Bend, OR , US The benefit of ultra-convenience will never be worth the cost of surrendering our personal privacy to the hands of those whom would have reason to control us! Keep my information away from the CIA!
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