Amazon pauses police use of facial recognition technology


Publication Title
Reuters
Publication/Creation Date
June 10 2020
Media Type
News Broadcast
Persuasive Intent
Information
Description
Amazon.com 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
Other
Location on Body
Not On The Body
Marketing Keywords
Amazon, Amazon Rekognition, IBM
Source
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CLAuqM2nO9Q