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Amazon shareholders to vote on selling facial recognition tech to government

They worry the controversial Rekognition technology is moving a bit too quickly......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 15th, 2019

Amazon facial recognition ban won just 2% of shareholder vote

Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, while a resolution to audit the service drew more support, a regulatory filing on Friday showed......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 24th, 2019

Activist Shareholders Push Amazon to Stop Selling Facial Recognition Software

Civil rights groups blasted the company for selling the tech to police departments and government agencies. A group of activist shareholders are proposing that Amazon stop selling facial .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 17th, 2019

Nuns are leading the charge to pressure Amazon on facial recognition

At the annual shareholders’ meeting, investors will vote on a proposal to ban the company from selling the technology to government agencies, unless the board grants an exception......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 22nd, 2019

Amazon investors to vote on face recognition tech

Shareholders will vote on whether Amazon’s sales of its facial recognition technology threatens civil rights at the tech giant's annual meeting in Seattle on Wednesday......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersMay 22nd, 2019

Amazon shareholders vote down facial recognition, climate change proposals

Amazon.com Inc. shareholders rejected a lar.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesMay 22nd, 2019

Amazon urged to halt selling facial recognition tech

Amazon urged to halt selling facial recognition.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 17th, 2019

Amazon urged to stop selling face recognition technology to law enforcement

More than two dozen civil rights organizations are calling on Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to stop selling its facial recognition technology to the government, according to a letter made public Tuesday by the ACLU......»»

Category: topSource: moneyMay 22nd, 2018

Shareholders are trying to pressure Jeff Bezos into cutting off Amazon"s deals to sell facial recognition to police departments (AMZN)

Drew Angerer/Getty Images Civil rights groups and a shareholders are putting pressure on Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to stop selling the Amazon Rekognition facial recognition sof.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 18th, 2018

Amazon Shareholders Call for Jeff Bezos to Stop Selling Facial Recognition to Police - Gizmodo

GizmodoAmazon Shareholders Call for Jeff Bezos to Stop Selling Facial Recognition to.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsJun 18th, 2018

First the ACLU Asked Amazon to Stop Selling Facial Recognition Tech to Police. Now Investors Have Doubts Too

They're joining the ACLU in calling for a policy review. In May, the American Civil Liberties Union asked Amazon to stop selling facial recognition software to police. Now some investors are echoing that cal.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 19th, 2018

Amazon Employees Want Jeff Bezos to Stop Selling Rekognition to Law Enforcement, According to Report

They join shareholders and the ACLU in their concern. Amazon employees are asking CEO Jeff Bezos to stop selling Rekognition facial recognition technology to law enforcement, and to kick .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 22nd, 2018

Amazon met with ICE officials over facial-recognition system that could identify immigrants

The move could shove the tech giant further into a growing debate over the industry’s work with the government......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 23rd, 2018

Amazon shareholders reject banning sale of facial recognition software to law enforcement

Amazon shareholders rejected two proposals to limit sales of its facial recognition technology "Rekognition" to governments and .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMay 22nd, 2019

Amazon shareholders reject facial recognition ban

Amazon on Wednesday said shareholders rejected proposals to curb and audit its facial recognition service, just as members of Congress indicated there was bipartisan support to one day regulate the technology......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersMay 22nd, 2019

Amazon shareholders reject facial recognition ban as concern grows in U.S. Congress

Amazon.com Inc said shareholders rejected proposals to curb and audit its facial recognition service on Wednesday, just as members of Congress indicated there was bipartisan support to one day regulate the technology......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 22nd, 2019

Amazon investors reject demands for action on climate change, facial recognition

Amazon shareholders on Wednesday rejected proposals including those to curb the potential harms of facial recognition technology and detail how the Seattle-based company plans to reduce dependence on climate-warming fossil fuels. The results came afte.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 22nd, 2019

Amazon shareholders reject facial recognition sales ban

Amazon’s facial recognition technology has drawn widespread scrutiny and criticism in recent months......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 22nd, 2019

The Technology 202: Nuns are leading the charge to pressure Amazon to get religion on facial recognition

They're using their position as shareholders to take action......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 22nd, 2019

Amazon investors to vote on facial-recognition technology sales, BI reports

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallMay 22nd, 2019

Alibaba"s futuristic supermarket in China is light-years ahead of the US, with 30-minute deliveries and facial recognition payment — and shows where Amazon will likely take Whole Foods

Harrison Jacobs/Business Insider Chinese tech gia.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 21st, 2018