‘What’s the CIA doing on Amazon’s cloud?’ Open-government activists want to know

It looms over the road leading to Amazon's headquarters in Seattle. The 48-foot-wide billboard offers a query, but it's actually a challenge. "The $600 million question: What's the CIA doing on Amazon's cloud?" it asks.

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos surely has noticed the massive sign, unless he arrives at work by drone.

Amazon recently took on the job of providing specially designed cloud-computing services for the Central Intelligence Agency under a $600 million contract, furthering conspiracy theories that Bezos' company is the 21st century's Trilateral Commission. Continue>>>