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Orlando Police Clarify Facial Recognition Software Use

1 day ago   |   Android Headlines

Following recent reports about the City of Orlando's use of Amazon's Rekognition , the Orlando Police Department has now held a news conference clarifying that use. That's...
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TeenSafe Parental Surveillance Tool Exposes Teens' Apple IDs, Passwords

1 day ago   |   Tom's Hardware

TeenSafe, a company that offers phone monitoring services to parents, reportedly compromised the Apple IDs and passwords of tens of thousands of people.
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Unauthorized Alexa conversation recording unnerved owner, called a mistake by Amazon

2 days ago   |   Marketing Land   |   6 articles

Will next-generation tech bring about a China-style 'surveillance state?'
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Amazon's Alexa recorded private conversation and sent it to random contact

3 days ago   |   The Guardian   |   9 articles

The company, which has insisted its Echo devices aren't always recording, has confirmed the audio was sent No matter how suspicious it has seemed that Amazon is encouraging us...
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Two U.S. Enforcement Agencies Already Use Amazon Rekognition

4 days ago   |   Android Headlines   |   3 articles

According to a May 22 report from the America Civil Liberties Union , Amazon has been selling its facial recognition-capable service Rekognition to government agencies since...
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‘Blindspot' Season 3 Announced for Blu-ray and DVD

‘Blindspot' Season 3 Announced for Blu-ray and DVD

4 days ago   |   TheHDRoom   |   2 articles

NBC's Blindspot Season 3 starring Jaimie Alexander is coming to Blu-ray and DVD on August 21st. The Blindspot Season 3 Blu-ray is a Warner Archive release and will be available...
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Facial recognition company CEO explains why government surveillance is bad for privacy

Facial recognition company CEO explains why government surveillance is bad for privacy

4 days ago   |   The Next Web   |   3 articles

It's politics as usual in the US this week. The president is on Twitter complaining about the Federal government spying on him while Jeff Bezos is riding the Amazon cash-cow...
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The ACLU is suing ICE for more information on its license plate reader contract

The ACLU is suing ICE for more information on its license plate reader contract

4 days ago   |   The Verge

In January , The Verge revealed a new contract that gave Immigration and Customs Enforcement access to a nationwide network of license plate readers maintained by Vigilant...
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Will Amazon's Facial-Recognition Tech Enable Mass Surveillance?

5 days ago   |   PCMag   |   5 articles

The American Civil Liberties Union and 35 other advocacy group are demanding that Amazon stop selling the technology to law enforcement, fearing it'll be abused.
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Amazon's AI is powering scary police facial-recognition systems

Amazon's AI is powering scary police facial-recognition systems

5 days ago   |   SlashGear   |   6 articles

Amazon has quietly been pushing its Rekognition AI system to police departments, using the deep learning technology to power real-time facial recognition. The company has...
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