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ACLU concerned about Amazon face-recognition software

Wednesday 23 May 2018 | 10:02 CET | News
Amazon has come under fire after the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Northern California released a collection of public records detailing how the company has been marketing and selling facial recognition software, called Amazon Rekognition, to law enforcement agencies, reports Tech Crunch. The ACLU said the documents shed more light on a service it believes "raises profound civil liberties and civil rights concerns." The union also released a letter along with 40 other organisations calling on Amazon to stop selling Rekognition and its "dangerous surveillance powers" to the

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