Jun 232020
 
 June 23, 2020  Posted by  Business, Surveillance, U.S.

Megan Rose Dickey reports:

A growing group of more than 1,666 Google  employees is demanding Google stop selling its technology to police departments, TechCrunch has learned.

“We’re disappointed to know that Google is still selling to police forces, and advertises its connection with police forces as somehow progressive, and seeks more expansive sales rather than severing ties with police and joining the millions who want to defang and defund these institutions,” employees wrote in a letter to Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai. “Why help the institutions responsible for the knee on George Floyd’s neck to be more effective organizationally? Not only that, but the same Clarkstown police force being advertised by Google as a success story has been sued multiple times for illegal surveillance of Black Lives Matter organizers.”

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  One Response to “Google employees demand company stop selling tech to police”

  1. They need to grow up and act like adults.

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