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Google employees protest: ‘Don’t bid for border control cloud contract’

August 15, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Google employees are calling on the company not to bid on a cloud contract with the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) in protest against the agency’s alleged human-rights abuses at the Mexican border.

The petition demands that Google does not bid on a recently published CBP request for information (RFI) for a “cloud services provider”.

However, Google employees also want the company to publicly commit to not providing its services to CBP or to related border control authorities US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR).

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