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 34319 signatures
Number Date Name Location Feel free to add a comment.
34319 1 week ago Anonymous Fort Worth , TX , US
34318 1 week ago William McNaughton Falkland, BC , CA
34317 1 month ago TROY ABRAHAM Hilo, HI , US Our privacy and democracy nor for sale.
34316 3 months ago Romy Voorhees Las Vegas, NV , US
34315 5 months ago matt courter Seattle , WA , US
34314 6 months ago marilyn lowen new york, NY , US An Amazon boycott would be a means to help Amazon reconsider surveillance of its customers.
34313 6 months ago Alan McPherson Kewanna, IN , US
34312 7 months ago David Hagberg MD , US
34311 7 months ago Lori Alicie Rochester, NY , US
34310 7 months ago S B Rutland, VT , US
34309 7 months ago S B Rutland, VT , US
34308 9 months ago Jeanne Mackay, Marysville, MI , US
34307 11 months ago Karen Furniss Huntsville, AL , US
34306 11 months ago Anonymous Brooklyn, NY , US
34305 12 months ago Catherine Hart Mt. Airy, MD , US
34304 12 months ago Jennifer weber newhall, CA , US
34303 12 months ago Jennifer Poole Aberdeen, NC , US
34302 1 year ago jesse rosales san antonio, TX , US
34301 1 year ago Catherine Hart Mt. Airy, MD , US
34300 1 year ago John Amidon Albany, NY , US
34299 1 year ago Alec Scott Chicago, IL , US
34298 1 year ago Herman S. Simms, Jr. Detroit, MI , US
34297 1 year ago Rebecca Campbell Toronto, ON , CA
34296 1 year ago Diane Conti Ashland, VA , US
34295 1 year ago Alvena Pauls Abbotsford, BC , CA
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