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Amazon shareholders demand firm stop selling controversial facial recognition tech to police

MailOnline Thursday, 17 January 2019
Amazon shareholders demand firm stop selling controversial facial recognition tech to policeAmazon investors are turning up the heat on CEO Jeff Bezos with a new letter demanding he stop selling the company's controversial facial recognition technology to police.
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News video: Amazon Investors Push to Halt Use of Facial Recognition Software

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At Amazon's annual shareholder meeting this spring, a group of investors will be asking the tech giant to halt all governments sales of its proprietary facial recognition technology, known as Rekognition. The software, which scans faces and can read human emotions, tells the government "who we are,...

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