Amazon halts police use of its facial recognition technology

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Amazon halts police use of its facial recognition technology

Amazon announced that it will ban police use of the company's facial recognition tool Rekognition for a year, in a blogpost dated Wednesday.


Amazon halts police use of its facial recognition technology

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