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Thousands of tech leaders have pledged not to help Trump build a Muslim registryby Mike Denison

WATCH  | It's been more than a year since Trump proposed banning all Muslims from entering the United States. Here's the latest on it.

"We acknowledge that genocides are not merely a relic of the distant past... Today we stand together to say: not on our watch, and never again." pledge

Those who signed the petition cited the role of technology companies in other global atrocities, like IBM's role in the Holocaust. It also spoke out against mass deportations, claiming they led to genocide. 

Here's the prelude of the statement.