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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

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Amazon shareholders vote to continue selling facial recognition tech to police : Amazon ( AMZN ) investors voted on Wednesday to continue selling the company’s controversial facial recognition technology to governments and law enforcement agencies around the world. The vote, which took place Tuesday during Amazon’s annual shareholders meeting, comes amid widespread backlash against facial recognition technology and the potential for it to inappropriately target women and minorities.

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