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No face-ID tech for police, privacy groups ask Amazon

By GENE JOHNSON THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

This article was published May 23, 2018 at 2:04 a.m.

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Seattle police officer Debra Pelich (right) wears a video camera on her eyeglasses as she talks with Alex Legesse before a small community gathering in Seattle.

The American Civil Liberties Union and other privacy activists are asking Amazon to stop marketing a powerful facial-recognition tool to police, saying law enforcement agencies could use the technology to "easily build a system to automate the identification and tracking of anyone."

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