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Amazon rejects facial recognition, climate change proposals

1 month ago   |   By Star Tribune

Despite pressure from civil rights groups, activist investors and its own employees, Amazon said Wednesday that shareholders at an annual meeting in Seattle voted against proposals related to two major social issues: climate change and facial recognition technology.
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Amazon rejects facial recognition, climate change proposals

1 month ago   |   By Miami Herald

Amazon said Wednesday that shareholders voted against proposals related to climate change and facial recognition technology despite pressure from civil rights groups, activist investors and its own employees. The two...
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Amazon shareholders decline to halt sale of facial recognition systems to governments

Amazon shareholders decline to halt sale of facial recognition systems to governments

1 month ago   |   By Venture Beat

Amazon shareholders rejected proposals to halt sale of its Rekognition facial recognition software to governments in a vote today.
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Amazon shareholders reject facial recognition ban as concern grows in U.S. Congress

1 month ago   |   By Reuters

Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday said shareholders rejected proposals to curb and audit its facial recognition service, just as members of Congress indicated there was bipartisan support to one day regulate the technology.
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Amazon just won the battle over whether it can sell its controversial facial recognition technology to the government

Amazon just won the battle over whether it can sell its controversial facial recognition technology to the government

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Two shareholder proposals about Amazon's controversial facial recognition technology were voted down at the company's shareholder meeting on Wednesday.
One proposal would have prevented the Seattle tech giant from selling the software to government agencies.
The decision comes after civil rights advocates vocally opposed their opposition to government use of the technology.
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Two proposals concerning Amazon's controversial facial recognition software failed to pass at the company's shareholders meeting on Wednesday, according to reports...
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Amazon shareholders reject proposal to ban facial recognition sales to governments

1 month ago   |   By Reuters

Amazon.com Inc shareholders rejected proposals to curb and audit the company's facial recognition service, a spokeswoman said on Wednesday.
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