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Google workers oppose complicity in war crimes, resign


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This 14 May 2018 video from the USA says about itself:

News Today | Some Google employees are resigning due to involvement with Project Maven

From in the USA:

Google Employees Resign in Protest Against Pentagon Contract

by Kate Conger

Today 6:00am

It’s been nearly three months since many Google employees—and the public—learned about the company’s decision to provide artificial intelligence to a controversial military pilot program known as Project Maven, which aims to speed up analysis of drone footage by automatically classifying images of objects and people. Now, about a dozen Google employees are resigning in protest over the company’s continued involvement in Maven.

The resigning employees’ frustrations range from particular ethical concerns over the use of artificial intelligence in drone warfare to broader worries about Google’s political decisions—and the erosion of user trust that could result from these actions. Many of them have written…

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