Amazon will continue to ban police from using its facial recognition AI
Amazon will extend a ban it enacted last year on the use of its facial recognition for law enforcement purposes.
The web giant’s Rekognition service is one of the most powerful facial recognition tools available. Last year, Amazon signed a one-year moratorium that banned its use by police departments following a string of cases where facial recognition services – from various providers – were found to be inaccurate and/or misused by law enforcement.
Amazon has now...