• Amazon met with ICE officials over facial-recognition system that could identify immigrants

    24 days ago - By Washington Post

    Amazon has marketed the technology to police departments as a way to target and identify criminals, and it is deployed in Oregon and Florida.
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  • Amazon met with ICE officials over facial-recognition system that could identify immigrants

    24 days ago - By Philly

    The move could shove the tech giant further into a growing debate over the industry's work with the government.
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  • ICE officials met with Amazon this summer to discuss using its controversial facial recognition surveillance technology

    ICE officials met with Amazon this summer to discuss using its controversial facial recognition surveillance technology

    24 days ago - By Business Insider

    Amazon met with ICE officials in June to discuss the potential use of its real-time facial recognition surveillance technology known as "Rekognition," according to a report by The Daily Beast.
    The meeting was held at a McKinsey & Company office in Redwood City, California, as ICE and the consulting firm had a contract that ended this summer.
    The report suggests concerns that the technology could be used by ICE to target immigrants near "sensitive locations" like medical facilities and houses of worship.
    ICE does not have any public contracts with Amazon today for Rekognition.
    Amazon met...
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