GitHub's deal with the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement has come back to embarrass it at the wrong time, with a number of employees resigning at the time the company is holding its annual user conference.
Two researchers from DATACTIVE, a University of Amsterdam project that examines the politics of big data, and four from the University of Cardiff's Data Justice Lab have decided to boycott October's Amsterdam Privacy Conference due to the fact that the data-mining US firm Palantir is a major sponsor of the event.
Both Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella and president Brad Smith have responded to the Immigration and Customs Enforcement separating migrant children from their parents at the Mexico-US border by issuing strong statements against the practice.
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