facial recognition

Hundreds of Amazon employees, groups of investors, and dozens of civil rights groups and academic researchers are upset that the online retailer is selling facial-recognition software to governments.
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May 22, 2019 - 5:33 pm
By Rachel Metz, CNN Business (CNN) -- Hundreds of Amazon employees, groups of investors, and dozens of civil rights groups and academic researchers are upset that the online retailer is selling facial-recognition software to governments. Yet on Wednesday, Amazon shareholders rejected a proposal...
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FILE - In this Oct. 31, 2018, file photo, demonstrators hold images of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos near their faces during a Halloween-themed protest at Amazon headquarters over the company's facial recognition system, "Rekognition," in Seattle.
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May 13, 2019 - 9:26 pm
By Matt O'Brien and Janie Har SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco is on track to become the first U.S. city to ban the use of facial recognition by police and other city agencies, reflecting a growing backlash against a technology that's creeping into airports, motor vehicle departments, stores,...
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February 15, 2019 - 3:15 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Do you consider your face a "private part"? You don't have a legal right to expect privacy for something that is out in public — like your face, which can be seen when you go outside. But facial recognition software finds...
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A staff member poses for photographs inside the Netherlands installation "Power Plant", a futuristic greenhouse that uses sunlight to generate both food and electricity during a preview for the London Design Biennale at Somerset House.
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September 03, 2018 - 3:19 pm
LONDON (AP) — Don't judge by appearances. It's an age-old piece of advice that is being roundly ignored by corporations, governments and law-enforcement agencies around the globe. British police use facial-recognition technology to scan crowds for suspects. Owners of the latest iPhones can unlock...
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