Lawenforcement

06.18.18
Amazon faces pressure to stop selling facial recognition to police
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Amazon faces pressure to stop selling facial recognition to police

Investors and civil rights groups are concerned about privacy.

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06.06.18
Experimental drone uses AI to spot violence in crowds
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Experimental drone uses AI to spot violence in crowds

Whether or not it works well in practice is another story.

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06.04.18
iOS 12 tests Restricted mode that locks USB access after an hour
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iOS 12 tests Restricted mode that locks USB access after an hour

It could keep tools like the 'GrayKey' from accessing a locked iPhone.

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05.25.18
Congress wants answers from Amazon on facial-recognition technology
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Congress wants answers from Amazon on facial-recognition technology

House Democrats are asking for details about law enforcement use.

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05.25.18
Orlando confirms it's testing Amazon's facial recognition in public
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Orlando confirms it's testing Amazon's facial recognition in public

The city's police chief says they still only track the officers who volunteered for the program.

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05.16.18
Bavarian police can use DNA to find suspects’ eye and hair color
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Bavarian police can use DNA to find suspects’ eye and hair color

Some are wondering if the methods can be used responsibly.

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05.06.18
Police face recognition misidentified 2,300 as potential criminals
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Police face recognition misidentified 2,300 as potential criminals

There haven't been mistaken arrests, but it's still concerning.

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