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Employees urge Google not to work with US immigration officials

Employees urge Google not to work with US immigration officials

15.8.2019

Employees urge Google not to work with US immigration officials

SAN FRANCISCO: Hundreds of Google employees on Wednesday (Aug 14) called on the internet titan to avoid working for US immigration officials until ...

A petition signed by more than 600"Googlers" as of late afternoon was prompted by word that US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) was preparing to request bids on a massive cloud computing contract.

Google is a major cloud computing provider. Its rivals in the market included Amazon and Microsoft.

Google did not immediately reply to a request for comment.

The petition demanded that the Silicon Valley-based company publicly commit not to support Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the Office of Refugee Resettlement, and CBP.

In recent years, Google employees have challenged the company on issues including sexual harassment in the workplace and the potential tailoring of a version of its online search engine for use on China's heavily censored internet.

Read more: CNA
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