Amazon under pressure to stop selling facial recognition tech to police

Days after the first shots were fired in a looming UK legal battle questioning law enforcement uses of facial recognition technology, Amazon has been bombarded with a massive petition and several letters demanding it stop providing a similar technology to governments and law enforcement... Continue Reading Amazon under pressure to stop selling facial recognition tech to police Category: Computers Tags: Amazon Facial Recognition Governments Law Enforcement Related Articles: US government sued over warrantless phone and laptop border searches What is Net Neutrality and is it important? How will the White House hand over the President's official social media accounts? Trump floats the idea of a US military "Space Force" The United States Space Corps wants you ...

Amazon under pressure to stop selling facial recognition tech to police

Days after the first shots were fired in a looming UK legal battle questioning law enforcement uses of facial recognition technology, Amazon has been bombarded with a massive petition ...

Mon 18 Jun 18 from Gizmag

Amazon shareholders demand company stop selling facial recognition technology to governments

Concerns that surveillance technology could be used to target activists, immigrants and people of colour

Mon 18 Jun 18 from The Independent

Amazon's controversial facial recognition program dropped by city of Orlando

The city of Orlando's police department has ended its test of a controversial facial recognition program created by Amazon that has come under fire from privacy advocates. But other law ...

Mon 25 Jun 18 from USA today

Employees ask Amazon not to sell face recognition to law enforcement

A group of Amazon employees has penned a letter to company chief Jeff Bezos, asking him to stop selling facial recognition to law enforcement. They said that "in the midst of historic ...

Fri 22 Jun 18 from Engadget

Amazon investors join ACLU urging halt to facial recognition tool used by police

The American Civil Liberties Union is leading the effort against Amazon’s Rekognition product, delivering a petition with 152,000 signatures to the company’s Seattle headquarters ...

Mon 18 Jun 18 from USA today

ACLU wants Amazon to stop offering surveillance technology - CNET

Its message is loud and clear.

Mon 18 Jun 18 from CNET

Amazon faces pressure to stop selling facial recognition to police

Amazon may not have much choice but to address mounting criticism over its sales of facial recognition tech to governments. The American Civil Liberties Union has delivered both a petition ...

Mon 18 Jun 18 from Engadget

Shareholders to Amazon: Stop selling face-recognition tech to the government

Seventeen investors have asked Amazon to stop selling its Rekognition technology to government entities. Amazon is facing shareholder opposition over the sale of its facial recognition ...

Mon 18 Jun 18 from Fastcompany Tech

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