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[8/19/19] Facial Recognition in Dispute

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Amazon has announced its facial recognition program used by one Washington state police agency can now detect emotion, which has generated concerns from privacy advocates. Amazon announced its Rekognition tool has been enhanced to detect basic emotions, including fear. Officials say the American Civil Liberties Union is seeking a delay on police use of the […]

[6/14/19] Amazon Suit Filed for Illegal Recordings of Children

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A lawsuit claims Amazon is violating laws in at least eight states by recording children without consent through Alexa devices. The lawsuit filed this week in federal court in Seattle claims the voice-controlled virtual assistant devices permanently records millions of children without their consent or parents’ consent. It claims the devices can identify individual voices […]