Amazon Pitched Its Controversial Facial Recognition Tech To ICE, Emails Show
2 monthes ago - By The Huffington Post
ICE said it doesn't have a contract with Amazon for "Rekognition," but it has used similar software in the past.
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ICE officials met with Amazon this summer to discuss using its controversial facial recognition surveillance technology
2 monthes 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.
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