Amazon's cloud CEO just pooh-poohed employee concerns about selling its facial-recognition software to ICE and law enforcement (AMZN)
Friday, 9 November 2018 · At a company meeting Thursday, Andy Jassy, CEO of Amazon Web Services, addressed employees' concerns about the company's practice of offering its facial recognition software to immigration and law-enforcement agencies, according to BuzzFeed News.
· Jassy largely dismissed those concerns, suggesting they weren't broadly...
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