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Thousands of tech leaders have pledged not to help Trump build a Muslim registry


Donald Trump promised on the campaign trail to build a registry of Muslims in the United States. But to get that, he will likely need tech titans to cooperate and hand over their data.

More than 2,000 tech leaders have signed a pledge to refuse to participate in creating such a database -- the full list can be seen at It includes employees of Google, Facebook, Amazon and Twitter, among many others.

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We acknowledge that genocides are not merely a relic of the distant past... Today we stand together to say: not on our watch, and never again. pledge

Those who signed the petition cited the role of technology companies in other global atrocities, like IBM's role in the Holocaust. It also spoke out against mass deportations, claiming they led to genocide. The pledge

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President-elect Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with technology industry leaders at Trump Tower in New York, Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016. From left are, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, Alphabet CEO Larry Page, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, Vice President-elect Mike Pence, and Trump. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

This comes after Trump hosted a summit with tech leaders like Apple's Tim Cook and Amazon's Jeff Bezos. 

Here's the preamble of the statement.

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