Microsoft and IBM would not help create ‘Muslim registry’ in the US

Microsoft and IBM would not help create ‘Muslim registry’ in the US

Microsoft and IBM would not help create ‘Muslim registry’ in the US

Last week, spokespersons from Microsoft and IBM told BuzzFeed and Hill that their companies will take a stand against President-elect Donald Trump's 'Muslim registry' proposal.

According to the information disclosed by the spokesperson from Microsoft and IBM, the two companies will oppose Trump's idea of building a Muslin registry in the US.

Saying that Microsoft will not help in the creation of a Muslim registry in the US, Microsoft spokesman Frank X. Shaw said that the Microsoft has always been very clear about its values. The spokesman further added that the bigwig tech company opposes discrimination and that it "wouldn't do any work to build a registry of Muslim Americans."

The idea of creating a Muslin registry was out explicitly rejected by IBM as well. A company spokesperson told the Hill on Saturday that IBM will not be working on the "hypothetical project" of creating a Muslin registry in the country.

The IBM spokesperson said that IBM has "long-standing values and a strong track record of opposing discrimination against anyone on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation or religion;" and added: "That perspective has not changed, and never will."