Law Enforcement Agencies Using Amazon’s Face Recognition Technology cbs2la ^ | 05/23/2018 Posted on 5/23/2018, 4:49:54 PM by BenLurkin Amazon has handed over new technology to law enforcement that can identify faces in the crowd. Two states are already using it. The ACLU, along with dozens of other groups nationwide, just sent a letter to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos demanding that the company stop providing the technology to government agencies. “With the evolution of technology, so comes the evolution of forensics,” says Kpix 5 Security Analyst Jeff Harp. He compares this technology to license plate readers which have been installed in many Bay Area cities. These have also drawn opposition from the ACLU. “If we use this technology in public places you’ll find people you’re looking for — might even find lost children,” he says. (Excerpt) Read more at losangeles.cbslocal.com …

Law Enforcement Agencies Using Amazon’s Face Recognition Technology
cbs2la ^ | 05/23/2018 

Posted on 5/23/2018, 4:49:54 PM by BenLurkin

Amazon has handed over new technology to law enforcement that can identify faces in the crowd. Two states are already using it.

The ACLU, along with dozens of other groups nationwide, just sent a letter to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos demanding that the company stop providing the technology to government agencies.

“With the evolution of technology, so comes the evolution of forensics,” says Kpix 5 Security Analyst Jeff Harp.

He compares this technology to license plate readers which have been installed in many Bay Area cities. These have also drawn opposition from the ACLU.

“If we use this technology in public places you’ll find people you’re looking for — might even find lost children,” he says.

(Excerpt) Read more at losangeles.cbslocal.com …

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