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Amazon Pauses Police Use of Its Facial Recognition Software

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/10/technology/amazon-facial-recognition-backlash.html

The company said it hoped the moratorium "might give Congress enough time to put in place appropriate rules" for the technology. SEATTLE - Amazon said on Wednesday that it was putting a one-year pause on letting the police use its facial recognition tool, in a major sign of the growing concerns that the technology may lead to unfair treatment of African-Americans.