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.
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.

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Number Date Name Location Feel free to add a comment.
34363 1 year ago Thomas Masi phoenix, AZ , US fuck you bezos
34362 1 year ago Alan Starner Eugene, OR , US I will vote with my wallet . . .
34361 1 year ago Madelyn Salerno Rosen 1802 Alta Vista Dr, CA , US Happy to volunteer and collect signatures
34360 1 year ago Anonymous Boonville, CA , US This association with the cia is very suspicious. I buy lots of things from Amazon.
Hey Jeff are you ready to loose customers?
34359 1 year ago Amy Farmer
34358 1 year ago Alex Cason
34357 1 year ago Barbara Vodvarka Hartly, DE , US The isolation caused by the pandemic has taught me that I can live without Walmart. I now shop locally. I'm afraid though that I helped Amazon make it's great fortune, again, because of the isolat...
34356 1 year ago Anonymous Red Lion, PA , US
34355 1 year ago Anonymous Chandler , AZ , US You aren't big enough to control everyone!
34354 2.2 years ago Anonymous Pacifica, CA , US
34353 2.5 years ago Susan A McGovern Morristown , NJ , US
34352 2.8 years ago Anonymous Centreville, AL , US
34351 4.5 years ago Anonymous Las Vegas, NV , US
34350 4.5 years ago christine hinze Galveston, TX , US
34349 4.5 years ago Rick Blanc Los Angeles, CA , US
34348 4.5 years ago Anonymous Citrus Heights, CA , US
34347 4.8 years ago Anonymous Confucius say: One who lies down with dogs...wake up with fleas!
34346 4.8 years ago Alice Slater New York, NY , US
34345 4.9 years 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 5 years ago Anonymous Arlington , TX , US
34343 5.1 years ago Richard Clemens Victoria, BC , CA
34342 5.1 years ago Walt Chura, O.F.S. Albany, NY , US
34341 5.4 years ago Lezley Saar
34340 5.4 years ago Gen Agustsson redondo beach, CA , US stop giving out personal information! its a violation of digital rights and of course human rights.
34339 5.7 years ago Anonymous San francisco, CA , US
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