?

Log in

No account? Create an account

RETURN | GOTO

neveragain.tech

A group of technical folk from Silicon Valley have initiated a pledge called 'Never again', by which they state their refusal to create or contribute to databases that would be used to oppress and exclude.

This makes me happy.

The full text is posted online, but here is an excerpt:

We, the undersigned, are employees of tech organizations and companies based in the United States. We are engineers, designers, business executives, and others whose jobs include managing or processing data about people. We are choosing to stand in solidarity with Muslim Americans, immigrants, and all people whose lives and livelihoods are threatened by the incoming administration’s proposed data collection policies. We refuse to build a database of people based on their Constitutionally-protected religious beliefs. We refuse to facilitate mass deportations of people the government believes to be undesirable...

Comments

( 2 bugs reported — Report a bug )
kellychambliss
Dec. 15th, 2016 04:16 am (UTC)
Our only hope to combat the inevitable attempts to gut the Constitution and civil rights is if more people in power take such stances. Good for them.
haruhi_fan
Dec. 18th, 2016 12:49 am (UTC)
Little steps towards bigger movements. Good post!
( 2 bugs reported — Report a bug )

Profile

HSU IT
delphipsmith
#!/usr/bin/girl

Latest Month

August 2017
S M T W T F S
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  

Tags

Powered by LiveJournal.com
Designed by Tiffany Chow