Amazon pauses police use of facial recognition technology

Publication Title
Publication/Creation Date
June 10 2020
Media Type
News Broadcast
Persuasive Intent
Description Inc said it was implementing a one-year moratorium on police use of its facial recognition software, reversing its long-time support of selling the technology to law enforcement. This video notes that "activists have voiced concern that facial recognition could lead to unjust arrests during the demonstrations against police brutality in the wake of George Floyd's death last month".
HCI Platform
Location on Body
Entire Body
Marketing Keywords
Amazon, Amazon Rekognition, IBM