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Facebook, Google, and Apple Don’t Rule Out Helping Track Muslims – Fortune


In a new report from The Intercept, 8 out of 9 major technology firms either gave no reply or took no position when asked if they would cooperate with the incoming Trump administration in building a national registry of Muslims. Only a spokesperson for Twitter made clear the company would not cooperate.

Microsoft said it was “not going to talk about hypotheticals at this point,” while pointing to company statements on security collaboration between government and the tech industry.

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Booz Allen Hamilton declined to answer the question. IBM, Apple, Google, Facebook, SRA International, and Canada’s CGI did not respond to The Intercept’s inquiry.

The Intercept says it sought answers for two weeks, reaching out to companies via phone and email.

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