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Only 2% of Amazon shareholders vote against giving facial recognition to government

25 days ago   |   By RT

Amazon shareholders voted almost unanimously to reject a proposal to stop selling facial recognition tech to government agencies, and even a study of its effects garnered little support, effectively green-lighting Big Brother.
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Amazon facial recognition ban won just 2% of shareholder vote

Amazon facial recognition ban won just 2% of shareholder vote

25 days ago   |   By Reuters

Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, while a resolution to audit the service drew more support, a regulatory filing on Friday showed.
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