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Google employees are demanding the company halt sales of its software to law enforcement. So reports Vox.

google 485611 640smallA internal petition circulated in late June collected more than 1,600 employees’ signatures making these demands. Google workers who formed a group last month called “Googlers Against Racism” sent the petition to Sundar Pichai, CEO of Alphabet, Google's parent company.

“We’re disappointed to know that Google is still selling to police forces, and advertises its connection with police forces as somehow progressive, and seeks more expansive sales rather than severing ties with police and joining the millions who want to defang and defund these institutions,” the petition reads. “Why help the institutions responsible for the knee on George Floyd’s neck to be more effective organizationally?”

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