Civil rights groups warn Amazon about govt use of facial recognition

The logo of the web service Amazon is pictured in this June 8, 2017 illustration photo. Picture: REUTERS

(Reuters) – U.S. civil liberties groups on Tuesday called on Amazon.com Inc to stop offering facial recognition services to governments, warning that the software could be used to target immigrants and people of color unfairly. More than 40 groups sent a letter to Amazon Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos saying technology from the company‚Äôs cloud […]

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