28 US congressmen mistaken for criminals by Amazon facial recognition tool

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A facial recognition tool that Amazon.com Inc sells to web developers wrongly identified 28 members of the U.S. Congress as police suspects, in a test conducted by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), the organization said on Thursday.

Amazon, in a response, said it took issue with the settings of its face ID tool during the test. The findings nonetheless highlight the risks that individuals could face if the police use the technology in certain ways to catch criminals.

Since May, the ACLU and other civil rights groups have pressured Amazon...


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28 US congressmen mistaken for criminals by Amazon facial recognition tool


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