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.

126-150 of 34351 signatures
Number Date Name Location Feel free to add a comment.
34226 5.1 years ago Susan Sloan, M.Ed. Los Angeles, CA , US
34225 5.2 years ago John Gunlogson Sarasota, FL , US
34224 5.2 years ago Pandora Hopkins Green Cove Springs, FL , US
34223 5.2 years ago Mary Ann Stanford Ladera Ranch, CA , US
34222 5.2 years ago Wayne Sygman Levittown, NY , US
34221 5.2 years ago Heide Jenkins Culver city, CA , US
34220 5.2 years ago Anonymous Helsinki, ot , FI
34219 5.2 years ago Michael Gallardo Wellington, FL , US Amazon, there isnt enough you could sell to buy your soul back. Like our Government, you have betrayed us and America. Please renounce your wicked ways.
34218 5.2 years ago M. Arveson Lake Tapps, WA , US
34217 5.2 years ago Jeremy Bourget Warwick, RI , US
34216 5.2 years ago Jeremy Bourget Warwick, RI , US
34215 5.2 years ago Erin Gregoire Manchester, NH , US
34214 5.2 years ago Sandra Pillado ES
34213 5.3 years ago jeff hopkins Lindenhurst, IL , US
34212 5.3 years ago Anonymous Sacramento, CA , US
34211 5.3 years ago Helmut Hummer Feldkirch, AT
34210 5.3 years ago Cornelia Kurz Arlington, VA , US
34209 5.3 years ago D E Johnson Kerrville, TX , US
34208 5.3 years ago Arthur Altree Durango, CO , US
34207 5.3 years ago Louis Tabora Sanford, NC , US
34206 5.3 years ago D E Johnson Kerrville, TX , US
34205 5.3 years ago Barry Fiore Scotts Valley, CA , US
34204 5.3 years ago Thomas Ruiz Bastrop, TX , US
34203 5.3 years ago Adriana Olvera San Diego, CA , US
34202 5.3 years ago Lynn Merle Vineland, NJ , US
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