• Amazon Pitched Its Controversial Facial Recognition Tech To ICE, Emails Show

    20 days 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

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

    20 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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