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'We urge you to act': The ACLU calls on Amazon investors to stop the firm selling facial recognition tech to law enforcement

Business Insider Tuesday, 21 May 2019
'We urge you to act': The ACLU calls on Amazon investors to stop the firm selling facial recognition tech to law enforcement· *The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) published an open letter addressing Amazon investors ahead of the company's shareholders' meeting on Wednesday.*
· *The letter urges shareholders to vote on two proposals: the first blocking the sale of Amazon's facial recognition software to government agencies, and the second...
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Amazon announced that its shareholders rejected the proposal to curb and audit its facial recognition service. According to Reuters, there is bipartisan support in Congress to one day regulate the technology. Rep. Mark Meadows said:“You’ve now hit the sweet spot that brings progressives and...

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