Google employees brainstormed ways to alter search functions to counter the Trump administration’s controversial 2017 travel ban, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing internal emails. Google employees discussed how they could tweak the company’s search-related functions to show users how to contribute to pro-immigration organisations and contact lawmakers and government agencies, the WSJ said. The ideas were not implemented. President Donald Trump’s travel ban temporarily barred visitors and immigrants from seven majority Muslim countries. It spurred public outcry and was revised several times. MrTrump said the travel ban was needed to protect the United States against attacks… Register or log in to view this and other Technology Intelligence articles. It’s free and easy to do. Access brilliant stories, features and analysis Sign up to our exclusive Technology Intelligence daily newsletter Become part of our ambitious new Tech networking community Register Log in
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