1. Shareholders Are Trying to Pressure Jeff Bezos into Cutting Off Amazon's Deals to Sell Facial Recognition to Police Departments

    Shareholders Are Trying to Pressure Jeff Bezos into Cutting Off Amazon's Deals to Sell Facial Recognition to Police Departments
    • Civil rights groups and a shareholders are putting pressure on Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to stop selling the Amazon Rekognition facial recognition software to law enforcement agencies.
    • The groups raise privacy concerns, along with worries about how the software can be used to unfairly target vulnerable communities.
    • Amazon has defended its practice of selling to law enforcement, saying that the software has already helped find victims of abduction...
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