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 34363 signatures
Number Date Name Location Feel free to add a comment.
34238 8.1 years ago Pat Shelton Jacksonville, FL , US
34237 8.1 years ago Pat Shelton Jacksonville, FL , US
34236 8.1 years ago Ken Gale NYC, NY , US Just because something is legal doesn't mean it's moral or ethical.
34235 8.1 years ago julie claunch
34234 8.1 years ago Greg Brown MN , US Amazing what some people will do for money at the expense of Freedom. Goodbye Amazon, it was nice using your services while it lasted.
34233 8.1 years ago Anonymous Don't make me leave amazon. I'm a prime member and have been for some time and this is going to far.
34232 8.1 years ago Rebecca Farmer Berkeley, CA , US
34231 8.1 years ago OLIVIA DE JAVELINA TUCSON, AZ , US you won't be getting anything for the cia from me. i boycott amazon
34230 8.1 years ago OLIVIA DE JAVELINA TUCSON, AZ , US i am boycotting amazon because of labor issues. i won't support wage slavery and health hazard for employees you will not provide insurance for. obviously your obscene bottom line is all important...
34229 8.1 years ago Sharon Wood Greeley, CO , US
34228 8.1 years ago Anonymous Santa Monica, CA , US
34227 8.1 years ago Susan Sloan, M.Ed. Los Angeles, CA , US
34226 8.1 years ago John Gunlogson Sarasota, FL , US
34225 8.2 years ago Pandora Hopkins Green Cove Springs, FL , US
34224 8.2 years ago Mary Ann Stanford Ladera Ranch, CA , US
34223 8.2 years ago Wayne Sygman Levittown, NY , US
34222 8.2 years ago Heide Jenkins Culver City, CA , US
34221 8.2 years ago Anonymous Helsinki, ot , FI
34220 8.2 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.
34219 8.2 years ago M. Arveson Lake Tapps, WA , US
34218 8.2 years ago Jeremy Bourget Warwick, RI , US
34217 8.2 years ago Jeremy Bourget Warwick, RI , US
34216 8.2 years ago Erin Gregoire Manchester, NH , US
34215 8.2 years ago Sandra Pillado ES
34214 8.2 years ago jeff hopkins Lindenhurst, IL , US
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