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A.I. Experts Question Amazon's Facial-Recognition Technology

3 monthes ago   |   By NY Times

At least 25 prominent researchers are calling on the company to stop selling the technology to law enforcement agencies, citing concerns that it has built-in biases.
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Prominent AI researchers call on Amazon to stop selling Rekognition facial analysis to law enforcement

Prominent AI researchers call on Amazon to stop selling Rekognition facial analysis to law enforcement

3 monthes ago   |   By Venture Beat

About two dozen AI researchers are calling on Amazon's AWS to stop selling its facial recognition software Rekognition to law enforcement agencies.
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