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.

176-200 of 34341 signatures
Number Date Name Location Feel free to add a comment.
34166 3.7 years ago Carlos Echevarria Inglewood, CA , US
34165 3.7 years ago Eric Horwitz Lake Forest, CA , US
34164 3.7 years ago Janis Todd Princeton Jct , NJ , US
34163 3.7 years ago Janis Todd Princeton Jct , NJ , US
34162 3.7 years ago MRS MARJORIE J LEWIS HEREFORD, ot , GB You should not be submitting my personal information to the CIA without my permission. This has to stop.
34161 3.7 years ago Kenneth Farrell Mountainville, NY , US Are you sending my information to the CIA? Who the hell do you think you are to sell the CIA my profile?
34160 3.7 years ago Kenneth Farrell Mountainville, NY , US
34159 3.7 years ago Jill Hinckley Cedar Park, TX , US
34158 3.7 years ago JOHNNY SMITH Oklahoma City, OK , US
34157 3.7 years ago William Swatos Palm Desert, CA , US Unless subpoenaed, customer data must be "off-limits" to ANY outside agency, public or private!
34156 3.7 years ago Charles Hallick Brooklyn, NY , US
34155 3.7 years ago Madeline Shapiro Whittier , CA , US
34154 3.7 years ago Rev Crow Swimsaway PhD New Marshfield, OH , US
34153 3.7 years ago Paris Tirone Philomath, OR , US
34152 3.7 years ago Mike Andrewjeski San Francisco, CA , US Can't possibly do business with you if you are providing my data to the CIA.
34151 3.7 years ago Mikaela Sillman Hilo, HI , US
34150 3.7 years ago Janiece Staton Retired RN, BSN, MSW, MAT Beaverton, OR , US
34149 3.7 years ago Luciano Plascencia Valle México, D.F., ot , MX
34148 3.7 years ago Luciano Plascencia Valle México, D.F., ot , MX
34147 3.7 years ago Martha Jackson Seattle, WA , US
34146 3.7 years ago Steven Barrows Wareham, MA , US
34145 3.7 years ago Priscilla Sieckman Oak Ridge, TN , US
34144 3.7 years ago Dobrinka Nenkova Svoge, ot , BG
34143 3.7 years ago Marc Gripman Oakland, CA , US
34142 3.7 years ago Steven Combes Gainesville, FL , US
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