A new video campaign is targeting three major Silicon Valley giants – Amazon, Booz Allen Hamilton and Oracle — for their silence on Trump’s infamous “Muslim registry” proposal.
“Tech companies have to choose a side,” Credo senior campaign manager Heidi Hess said in a statement. “Will they stand against Trump’s hate or provide the technology and data to enable it?”
Credo Action, a progressive activist network, produced “Tech Companies Have a Choice”
as a targeted outreach effort to employees of three tech companies and
to pressure its employers to issue statements.
“We’re counting on Oracle, Amazon and Booz Allen Hamilton to do what’s right and make it clear that they will play no role in Trump’s chilling Muslim registry proposal,” Hess said. Read more
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos sat four seats away from Donald Trump
in December after accepting the president-elect’s invitation to a
Now, less than two months later, Bezos has
publicly declared his support for a lawsuit filed against Trump and his
filed Monday, says that Trump’s executive order banning the entry of
visa holders from seven Muslim-majority countries to the United States
will hurt both Washington state’s economy as well as its businesses.
Microsoft and Expedia, also based in Washington, are supporting the
lawsuit as well.
But there’s more: Github, Google, Airbnb and Netflix are
among a slew of other companies planning to meet on Tuesday to discuss
filing an amicus brief in support of a lawsuit against the immigration
executive order, CNBC reports.
Why only take action against Trump now? The bottom line. Read more
Amazon has a lot of used books for like under $5!! I personally am an avid fan of the library but I know sometimes I want to own one and I know a lot of people who love buying a lot of books. Books are over $15 in the store so this could really save some money!!