Amazon Buckles to Pressure Over Police Use of Facial Recognition

Civil rights groups have long for a moratorium on Rekognition

Amazon is instituting a one-year moratorium on the use of its facial recognition technology by police. Getty Images

As a national spotlight remains focused on police brutality, Amazon is implementing a one-year moratorium on the use of its facial recognition technology by police departments.

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