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USA: Tell Data Brokers: Do not Help Build a Muslim Registry or Facilitate Mass Deportations

, Index number: AMR 51/5784/2017

While we cannot predict the future actions of the Trump administration, given Trump’s statements about building a registry in the past, we must conclude that the risks to human rights are enormous. This raises questions of data ethics and especially of international human rights responsibilities. Data brokers and data analytics companies – like all businesses – have a responsibility to respect human rights, which means they must make sure they do not cause or contribute to human rights abuses.

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