Developer Sam Lavigne, who claims to be an adjunct professor at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, created a database on GitHub reveal of 1,500 ICE agents names scraped from LinkedIn.
Twitter and other online platforms are the exit of the efforts to reveal the names of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) employees after the reaction against the Trump administration’s zero-tolerance policy against the AMERICAN-mexican border.
Developer Sam Lavigne, who claims to be an adjunct professor at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, created a database on GitHub that revealed the names of more than 1,500 ICE agents — with the data scraped from the LinkedIn business networking site.
In a now-deleted Medium post, Lavigne justified the database, saying: “If the ICE continues to ramp up the inhuman supervision and detention efforts, I believe that it is important to document what happens, and by whom, in which way we can.”
“If the ICE continues to ramp up the inhuman supervision and detention efforts, I believe that it is important to document what happens, and by whom, in which way we can.”
– Sam Lavigne
But the blogging platform suspended the post in which the information on the grounds of “doxxing” – the intentional disclosure of personal information — Lavigne told the Verge.
GitHub explained in a statement why the removal of the information about ICE agents.
“We removed the project because it is in conflict with our community guidelines,” a GitHub spokesperson said. “In general, we have a policy against the use of GitHub for doxxing and harassment, and violating a third party’s privacy.”
“We removed the project because it is in conflict with our guidelines for the community … we have policy against the use of GitHub for doxxing and harassment, and violating a third party’s privacy.”
– A spokesman GitHub
Twitter started cracking down on accounts that tweeted information about ICE employees. Russel Neiss, a programmer, an account will be created automatically revealed information from the database, BuzzFeed reported. The database is reportedly now being distributed in a form of publicly accessible Google document.
Lavigne told the Point that, although he thinks that the “doxxing” to ensure that the database he created are valid, he believes that “the information is already out there, and if people want to start at the individual campaigns of harassment, then they’re going to be doing that no matter what.”
Fox News reached the University of New York demands a response.
The effort to identify ICE staff, together with Tuesday, the intimidation of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, who was forced to leave a Mexican restaurant in Washington, D. C., after socialist activists her back and cried out, “Shame!” and other comments.
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President Donald Trump was also subject to protests on Tuesday. On the way to House Speaker Paul Ryan’s office, an internal congress shouted, “Mr. President, F k you!” on the Capitol Rotunda.
He is faced with a number of members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC), gathered outside Trump’s meeting with the Republican lawmakers who tried to come up with a legal solution for the controversial family separation policy at the border. After Trump left the meeting, the Democratic officials interrupted him and loved to draw.
Lukas Mikelionis is a reporter for FoxNews.com. Follow him on Twitter @LukasMikelionis.