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 34337 signatures
Number Date Name Location Feel free to add a comment.
34337 1 month ago James Williams Danielson, CT , US
34336 3 months 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 3 months ago Gregory Samaras CA , US
34334 3 months ago dENISE Bousley Santa Monica, CA , US
34333 3 months ago Anonymous Los Angeles, CA , US
34332 3 months ago Eli Dumitru Medford, OR , US Don't feed the police state. Stand up for freedom and privacy.
34331 4 months ago Phil Repp Kent, OH , US
34330 4 months 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 4 months ago Edith Pilkington Providence, RI , US
34328 4 months ago morley Evans Regina, SK , CA
34327 6 months 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!
34326 6 months ago Anonymous OH , US I've been a long time customer.. I'm waiting to hear more on this.
I think I can do my part to make the loss of customer revenue equal
to the addition of government money.... I know you you'...
34325 6 months ago Anonymous Spokane, WA , US bcuz when you have more money than you could possibly ever spend, there's always POWER
34324 6 months ago Anonymous Spokane, WA , US i can't help myself, i see delivery drones with search warrants.
34323 7 months ago Anonymous Naples, FL , US This is very disheartening. I had hoped for the best from Bezos, although I was and am still concerned over Amazon's offering Trump/Trump family products. I have written to him via email...which I...
34322 1 year ago Anonymous Carmel, CA , US I'm a large customer of Amazon, recommend it to friends, and shocked to learn of this collaboration to an Agency that kills people using Drones without confirming their identities. If Amazon is prov...
34321 1 year ago Anonymous Amsterdam, NL Adios Amazon!
34320 1 year ago Anonymous Fort Worth , TX , US
34319 1 year ago Anonymous Fort Worth , TX , US
34318 1 year ago William McNaughton Falkland, BC , CA
34317 1 year ago TROY ABRAHAM Hilo, HI , US Our privacy and democracy nor for sale.
34316 1 year ago Romy Voorhees Las Vegas, NV , US
34315 1 year ago Matt Courter Seattle, WA , US
34314 1 year ago Marilyn Lowen new york, NY , US An Amazon boycott would be a means to help Amazon reconsider surveillance of its customers.
34313 1 year ago Alan McPherson Kewanna, IN , US
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