Amazon speaks out in favor of regulating facial-recognition technology

The head of Amazon.com Inc's cloud computing division on Monday said the company would work with any government agency that followed the law, in contrast with rival Microsoft Corp, which has touted its rejection of some controversial sales.

Amazon speaks out in favor of regulating facial-recognition technology

Amazon has joined the ranks of other technology companies, including Microsoft and Google, in acknowledging the risks of facial-recognition software and calling on the federal government to ...

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Amazon pledges support for future government work

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