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.



26-50 of 34341 signatures
Number Date Name Location Feel free to add a comment.
34316 1 year ago Romy Voorhees Las Vegas, NV , US
34315 1 year ago matt courter seattle, WA , US
34314 2 years ago Marilyn Lowen southfield, MI , US An Amazon boycott would be a means to help Amazon reconsider surveillance of its customers.
34313 2.1 years ago Alan McPherson Kewanna, IN , US
34312 2.1 years ago David Hagberg Rockville, MD , US
34311 2.1 years ago Lori Alicie Rochester, NY , US
34310 2.1 years ago S B Rutland, VT , US
34309 2.1 years ago S B Rutland, VT , US
34308 2.3 years ago Jeanne Mackay Marysville, MI , US
34307 2.4 years ago karen furniss Huntsville, AL , US
34306 2.5 years ago Anonymous Brooklyn, NY , US
34305 2.5 years ago Catherine Hart Mount Airy, MD , US
34304 2.5 years ago Jennifer weber newhall, CA , US
34303 2.5 years ago Jennifer Poole Aberdeen, NC , US
34302 2.6 years ago Jesse Rosales San Antonio, TX , US
34301 2.6 years ago Catherine Hart Mount Airy, MD , US
34300 2.7 years ago John Amidon Albany, NY , US
34299 2.7 years ago Alec Scott Chicago, IL , US
34298 2.7 years ago Herman S. Simms, Jr. Detroit, MI , US
34297 2.8 years ago Rebecca Campbell Ottawa, ON , CA
34296 2.8 years ago Diane Conti Ashland, VA , US
34295 2.8 years ago Alvena Pauls Abbotsford, BC , CA
34294 2.8 years ago David Hull Wilmington, DE , US
34293 2.8 years ago Julia Glover and Robert Kenny Clinton, WA , US
34292 2.8 years ago Julia Glover and Robert Kenny Clinton, WA , US
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