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 34347 signatures
Number Date Name Location Feel free to add a comment.
34322 2.3 years ago Anonymous Carmel, CA , US I'm a large customer of Amazon, recommend it to friends, and shocked to learn of this collaboration to an Agency that kills people using Drones without confirming their identities. If Amazon is prov...
34321 2.3 years ago Anonymous Amsterdam, NL Adios Amazon!
34320 2.3 years ago Anonymous Fort Worth , TX , US
34319 2.3 years ago Anonymous Fort Worth , TX , US
34318 2.3 years ago William McNaughton Falkland, BC , CA
34317 2.4 years ago TROY ABRAHAM Hilo, HI , US Our privacy and democracy nor for sale.
34316 2.6 years ago Romy Voorhees Las Vegas, NV , US
34315 2.8 years ago Matt Courter Seattle, WA , US
34314 2.8 years ago Marilyn Lowen New york, NY , US An Amazon boycott would be a means to help Amazon reconsider surveillance of its customers.
34313 2.8 years ago Alan McPherson Kewanna, IN , US
34312 2.9 years ago David Hagberg Rockville, MD , US
34311 2.9 years ago Lori Alicie Rochester, NY , US
34310 2.9 years ago S B Rutland, VT , US
34309 2.9 years ago S B Rutland, VT , US
34308 3.1 years ago Jeanne Mackay Marysville, MI , US
34307 3.2 years ago Karen Furniss Huntsville, AL , US
34306 3.2 years ago Anonymous Brooklyn, NY , US
34305 3.3 years ago Catherine Hart Mt. Airy, MD , US
34304 3.3 years ago Jennifer weber newhall, CA , US
34303 3.3 years ago Jennifer Poole Aberdeen, NC , US
34302 3.4 years ago Jesse Rosales San Antonio, TX , US
34301 3.4 years ago Catherine Hart Mt. Airy, MD , US
34300 3.4 years ago John Amidon Albany, NY , US
34299 3.5 years ago Alec Scott Chicago, IL , US
34298 3.5 years ago Herman S. Simms, Jr. Detroit, MI , US
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