face recognition

The FBI has access to more than 641 million photos of people's faces in searchable form, a government watchdog official said on Tuesday.
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June 04, 2019 - 6:30 pm
By Eli Watkins, CNN (CNN) -- The FBI has access to more than 641 million photos of people's faces in searchable form, a government watchdog official said on Tuesday. The information released in prepared testimony from US Government Accountability Office homeland security and justice director Gretta...
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March 04, 2019 - 3:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A California court recently decided whether the police have the right to make you open your cell phone — with your face. California police wanted to access Facebook Messenger communications as part of an investigation, so...
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Online leader Amazon Inc. has refused comment on reports that it plans to split its new headquarters between two locations.
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January 25, 2019 - 6:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Facial-detection technology that Amazon is marketing to law enforcement often misidentifies women, particularly those with darker skin, according to researchers from MIT and the University of Toronto. Privacy and civil rights advocates have called on Amazon to stop marketing its...
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Face recognition technology
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May 24, 2018 - 9:45 am
By Sara Ashley O'Brien and Kaya Yurieff (CNN Money) -- More than two dozen civil rights organizations are calling on Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to stop selling its facial recognition technology to the government, according to a letter made public Tuesday by the ACLU. The technology, called Rekognition,...
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