Mar 15, 2017

58 tech companies join Hawaii in fighting new Trump travel ban

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A group of 58 tech companies — including Airbnb, Lyft, Square, and Twillio — have signed an amicus brief in support of the state of Hawaii's challenge to President Trump's new travel ban executive order.

Big names missing: A bunch of companies that filed papers opposing the first ban are noticeably absent from this brief, including Apple, Google and Microsoft.

From Airbnb policy chief Chris Lehane: "Barring people from entering our country because of where they're from is wrong. Our community's mission is to allow anyone to belong anywhere, and we will take a stand when we see policies that conflict with our values."

The hearing for the lawsuit is set for later on Wednesday.

Below is the full list of tech companies that signed:

  • Airbnb
  • Altschool
  • Ampush
  • Appboy
  • Appnexus
  • Azavea
  • CareZone
  • Chegg
  • Cloudera
  • Color Genomics
  • Copia Institute
  • DoorDash
  • Dropbox
  • Electronic Arts
  • EquityZen
  • Evernote
  • Flipboard
  • General Assembly
  • Glassdoor
  • Greenhouse Software
  • IDEO
  • Imgur
  • IndieGogo
  • Kargo Global
  • Kickstarter
  • Light
  • Liden Lab
  • Lithium Technologies
  • Lyft
  • Lytro
  • Mapbox
  • Marlin Software
  • Meetup
  • Memebox
  • MongoDB
  • NetApp
  • Patreon
  • Pinterest
  • PostMates
  • Quora
  • RealNetworks
  • RetailMeNot
  • RocketLawyer
  • ShutterStock
  • Square
  • Strava
  • SugarCRM
  • Sunrun
  • TripAdvisor
  • Turo
  • Twilio
  • Udacity
  • Upwork
  • Warby Parker
  • Wikimedia Foundation
  • Work & Co.
  • Y Combinator
  • Zendesk

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