Salesforce employees ask CEO to ‘re-examine’ contract with border protection agency


Salesforce employees are the latest to push back against their employer’s contracts with US government agencies. In a letter to Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff, which was obtained by BuzzFeed News, employees ask that the company “re-examine” its relationship with Customs and Border Protection, which they say uses several of its cloud products. More than 650 people have reportedly signed on to the letter.

“We cannot cede responsibility for the use of the technology we create,” the letter reads, “particularly when we have reason to believe that it is being used to aid practices so irreconcilable to our values.”

The letter specifically calls out families being separated at the…

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