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

The June meeting in Silicon Valley was revealed in emails as part of a Freedom of Information Act request by the advocacy group Project on Government Oversight; the emails were published first in the Daily Beast. They show that officials from ICE and Amazon Web Services talked about implementing the company’s Rekognition face-scanning platform to assist with homeland security investigations. Continue reading