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Cybercriminals Exploit Black Lives Matter Campaign to Distribute Malware via Email Amid Social Unrest Amazon Introduces 12-Months Moratorium on Using Facial Recognition Tech by Law Enforcement

Amazon’s controversial face recognition tech Rekognition will not be available to use by law enforcement, the company announced on June 10th. The moratorium is year-long and was reportedly introduced to give regulators time to come up with solid ethical rules of using the tech for policing.

As Amazon Face Recognition Tool Mismatches Politicians With Mugshots, Research Finds It Working Worse Than 2 Years Ago As Amazon Face Recognition Tool Mismatches Politicians With Mugshots, Research Finds It Working Worse Than 2 Years Ago

Tests performed by Comparitech showed that Amazon’s face recognition technology incorrectly matched over a hundred of the United States and United Kingdom politicians with photos of arrested people.

BTCC Controversy: 100 Full Nodes Donated by the Exchange Appear to be Running on Amazon Web Services

Recently BTCC has launched 100 full nodes across five continents in order to maintain decentralized arrangement of the bitcoin system. Back then, the company explained this move by its wish to keep bitcoin away from any centralization. Samson Mow, COO at BTCC, stated that the company has launched the nodes in order to help the […]

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