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Amazon defends giving its Big Brother-style facial recognition tool to police

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May 24, 2018

Amazon has defended giving its Big Brother-style facial recognition tool to police following an outcry from civil rights groups.   

The response comes just hours after it emerged Amazon’s facial recognition tool, dubbed ‘Rekognition’, is being used by law enforcement agencies in Oregon and Florida.

However, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) warns Rekognition could be misused to identify and track innocent people in real-time.

It claims the software guide for the AI ‘reads like a user manual for authoritarian surveillance’.

But Amazon said ‘quality of life would be much worse’ if technologies such as this were blocked because of fears they may be misused.

It has pointed out that its tool has helped find lost children in the past, and claims it has great potential for fighting crime in future.

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