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Published On: Tue, Apr 17th, 2018
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Major Tech Companies Pledge To Never Help Governments Launch Cyber Attacks

The Cybersecurity Tech Accord

Thirty four major technology companies have signed what the New York Times calls the “Digital Geneva Accord.”

The Cybersecurity Tech Accord, to quote the official website, is a “public commitment among 34 global companies to protect and empower civilians online and to improve the security, stability and resilience of cyberspace.”

As the New York Times pointed out, this might signal that the Silicon Valley is making a conscious effort to distance itself from the government. Announced today, the Cybersecurity Tech Accord explicitly states the following.

“The companies will not help governments launch cyberattacks against innocent citizens and enterprises, and will protect against tampering or exploitation of their products and services through every stage of technology development, design and distribution.”

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Major Tech Companies Pledge To Never Help Governments Launch Cyber Attacks